39 episodes

Presented by Rhode Island, the Ocean State: The Blue Economy Podcast dives deep into every aspect of the world's burgeoning ocean economy.

Blue Economy Podcast Rhode Island: The Ocean State

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    • 4.9 • 29 Ratings

Presented by Rhode Island, the Ocean State: The Blue Economy Podcast dives deep into every aspect of the world's burgeoning ocean economy.

    Building the 'International Space Station of the Ocean'

    Building the 'International Space Station of the Ocean'

    We were thrilled to be joined by Lisa Marrocchino, the CEO of Proteus Ocean Group, to discuss their mission of building a state-of-the-art modular underwater habitat observatory.

    • 27 min
    Discussing the '100% Fish' initiative (and more) with the Iceland Ocean Cluster

    Discussing the '100% Fish' initiative (and more) with the Iceland Ocean Cluster

    In this episode we learn about how bluetech innovation is advancing in other parts of the world. We spoke with Alexandra Leeper, PhD, who is managing director for innovation at Iceland’s Ocean Cluster in Reykjavik, which has been bringing together diverse companies that are creating value in the ocean ecosystem. She told us about the Cluster’s growing “100% Fish” initiative, which is dedicated to supporting startups that find uses for fish material and byproducts that were formerly disp...

    • 25 min
    Shipping, manufacturing and offshore wind, with Waterson Terminal Services

    Shipping, manufacturing and offshore wind, with Waterson Terminal Services

    Chris Waterson of Waterson Terminal Services, LLC joins the Blue Economy Podcast to discuss the rapid increase in vessel traffic at PROVPORT INC.

    • 14 min
    The $300B economic potential of Ocean Technology

    The $300B economic potential of Ocean Technology

    Continuing our series of interviews highlighting the Ocean Tech Hub of Southeastern New England, on this episode we take a look at the economic potential of the ocean technology sector at large, which is poised to grow by $300 billion in the next decade.Featuring:- Pete Rumsey, chief business development officer, URI Research Foundation- Ian Estaphan Owen, founder/CEO, Jaia Robotics

    • 17 min
    Exploring the #OceanTechHub: Digital Twin Technology

    Exploring the #OceanTechHub: Digital Twin Technology

    Presented by the Ocean Tech Hub of Southeastern New England, we take a close look at the value "Digital Twin Technology" can have when it comes to advancing ocean research to new heights.Featuring:Christian Cowan, executive director, URI Research FoundationJeffrey Wilhelm, CEO, Infused InnovationsStephen Piper, Lead Client Partner, State of Rhode Island, IBM

    • 21 min
    Talking oyster trends (and safe shucking tips) with East Hampton Shucker

    Talking oyster trends (and safe shucking tips) with East Hampton Shucker

    We spoke this week with John Nicholas, the CEO of East Hampton Shucker. John transformed his family's Long Island marina into an oyster pond, and has created a new device that takes some of the danger out of opening up live oysters. His device clamps down on the oyster, allowing the shucker to safely open an oyster with a knife (without worrying about slicing open their hand). We caught up with John recently to talk about his new product and the state of the union for o...

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

SkepticScot ,

Ocean State Blue from the Beginning

Great long form podcast that allows knowledgeable guests to relax and engage with David who knows his way around ocean entrepreneurship. If you want to get a guided tour of the latest wave of innovation in the ocean space start here.

bobca ,

RI entrepreneurship

Great podcast touching on the rising RI entrepreneurship scene!

CleanTechExec ,

Very timely

Timely podcast focusing on an important sector of the economy, a place where a great deal of innovation will happen.

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