25 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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    • 4.8 • 26 Ratings

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

    Talking ocean/coastal policy with U.S. Senate staffer

    Talking ocean/coastal policy with U.S. Senate staffer

    Dr. Elle Wibisono, a John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow with the United States Senate, joined us to talk about her experience working on ocean and coastal policy issues.

    • 18 min
    11th Hour Racing on grant-making, ocean sustainability and competitive sailing

    11th Hour Racing on grant-making, ocean sustainability and competitive sailing

    11th Hour Racing's president and co-founder Rob MacMillan, and grant program director Michelle Carnevale, covered ocean stewardship and sustainability, grant-making, and the future of competitive sailing as a 'mainstream' sport.  

    • 30 min
    How San Diego is turning its ports into Blue Economy incubators

    How San Diego is turning its ports into Blue Economy incubators

    Port Commissioner Rafael Castellanos and Jason Giffen with the Port of San Diego joined us to tell us how they're trying to build on their city's Blue Economy leadership.

    • 26 min
    Building a 'virtual ocean' with Terradepth

    Building a 'virtual ocean' with Terradepth

    Judson Kauffman, co-CEO and co-founder of Terradepth, joined us to discuss how his company is using autonomous submersibles to collect data and "drain the ocean of ignorance." 

    • 29 min
    How do we power offshore/undersea technology?

    How do we power offshore/undersea technology?

    Dr. Yi Chao, CEO and founder of California-based Seatrec, joined the podcast to discuss how his company's thermal energy technology is powering everything from sensors to underwater robots. 

    • 13 min
    Back to School: Spotlighting URI's Graduate School of Oceanography

    Back to School: Spotlighting URI's Graduate School of Oceanography

    Dr. Paula Bontempi, the dean of University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography, joined us to discuss how the world of academia is preparing students to take ocean exploration and research to the next level. [Programming note: This...

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 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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