In 2019, Open Ocean won NACO’s Most Promising Start-up Award and $100,000 in the Spring Impact Investor Challenge. The company, which is headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, now plans to start pilots with Fisheries and Oceans Canada...
A new generation of drone boats powered by renewable energy could help revolutionize the forecasting of ocean-related weather. A number of companies have begun producing ocean-going prototypes including the Canadian startup Open Ocean Robotics.
It’s been a great year for Open Ocean Robotics, a British Columbia-based startup that makes solar-powered drones that can gather environmental data in real time and help address a multitude of issues...
An industrial revolution is happening on the high seas. Combine robotics, AI, low-cost sensors, satellite systems, big data, biotechnology and genomics, and you get rapid and disruptive change across the marine industries...
You’d be hard-pressed to find a BC tech startup that’s having a better 2019 than Open Ocean Robotics. They won NACO’s most promising startup of the year award, took home $100,000 through Spring’s Impact Investor Challenge....
Open Ocean Robotics creates "robots of the sea", and for that, they've received a $22,000 BC Resource Industry award. "It's a great honour, and we're excited to receive that type of recognition," says Colin Angus who owns the company with his wife Julie.
In this first episode, we talk to Julie Angus who is CEO of Open Ocean Robotics. Before starting this cleantech company, Julie studied psychology and molecular biology and worked in venture capital, business development, and technology transfer....
Open Ocean Robotics CEO, Julie Angus is interviewed by New Ventures BC for the New Ventures BC Competition as a top 10 finalist -- watch the video here!
Open Ocean Robotics wins $22,000 BC Resource Industry prize package in New Venture BC's Competition! Read the announcement here.
Julie and Colin Angus, co-founders of Open Ocean Robotics and National Geographic Adventurers of the Year, talk to The CMO Show host, Mark Jones about how to use storytelling in the startup phase of the business lifecycle. Check out this podcast now.
CEO Julie Angus interviews on the New Ventures BC YouTube Channel
Julie Angus, CEO chats to TMRO about Open Ocean Robotics' autonomous boats that can map the ocean floor, record the sounds of ocean mammals, track oil spills, help direct shipping traffic, monitor hurricanes and more - all with the natural power of sun and wind.
Open Ocean Robotics receives $100,000 grant from Sustainable Development Technology Canada -- read their press release here!
Open Ocean Robotics makes it to New Venture BC's Competition's Top 10 companies, and Julie is interviewed as a result -- read the interview here!
Autonomous self-powered boats could create the Internet of Things (IoT) of the ocean. That’s the verdict from clean tech company Open Ocean Robotics, which is developing solar and wind powered autonomous boats to monitor for oil spills, research animals, detect illegal fishermen and provide a constant stream of live data about ocean temperatures, sea level and currents.
The National Angel Capital Organization's (NACO) press release on Open Ocean Robotics' selection as Canada's Most Promising Startup. Read the press release here!
Open Ocean Robotics founders, Julie and Colin Angus are interviewed by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences. Read the interview here!