INTRODUCING THE 2O21 OSA FOURTH WAVE COHORT!

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Welcome to the Fourth Wave

From Norway and Scotland to Israel and Canada, these seven groundbreaking companies are transforming the landscape of ocean technology all over the world. We're so excited to welcome them to the Ocean Solutions Accelerator family. Check them out below, and connect with them directly during our Fourth Wave Cohort Demo Day on July 8th, 2021. 

 


B'ZEOS

Based in Norway, B'ZEOS is a green tech company offering sustainable, home-compostable, and bio-digestible packaging solutions made from seaweed extracts to combat plastic pollution.

B’ZEOS uses kelp since it can provide a sustainable feedstock for biopolymers through both cultivation and harvesting. The manufacturing process of the material does not use harsh chemicals and does not rely on land-based crops.

Whale Seeker

Founded in 2018, Whale Seeker is a Montreal-based startup aiming to bridge the divide between profitability and sustainability by using AI to automate whale detection, making it fast, accurate, and accessible to everyone.

Whale Seeker’s proprietary technology uses AI to speed up the analysis of remotely sensed images to detect whales. Our data help strengthen environmental impact assessments, support industry in complying with marine regulations, improve companies’ bottom lines,  and ultimately help protect whales.

Tēnaka

Tēnaka is a social business whose mission is to restore the blue carbon sinks of our planet by developing tailor-made corporate responsibility programs and impact measurement technologies.

Seawater Solutions

Seawater Solutions creates, implements, and scales wetland farming solutions across target regions suffering from salinisation and other climate-threats to agriculture and our coastal wetlands.

From aquaculture to saline agriculture, the company integrates nature-based solutions into sea-based industries to maximise the benefits that wetlands create for coastal communities.

Blue Innov (Finsulate)

Blue Innov is a French company dedicated to the development of environmentally friendly innovations in the nautical sector.

Until now, they have been totally dedicated to Finsulate, an antifouling innovation created by the dutch researcher Rik Breur. Blue Innov is also the first and the only company to have implanted Finsulate in France three years ago.

Hohonu

Hohonu partners with federal agencies to deploy low-cost IoT sensors along coastlines, and in the process collects valuable water level data to help other commercial markets mitigate against sea level rise.

In the last six months, Hohonu has signed contracts with NOAA across 14 U.S. states to deploy its real-time IoT sensor network in coastlines, rivers, and streams.

Plantish

Plantish is a food technology company developing plant-based seafood products. Founded in Feb 2021 by serial entrepreneurs and a team of 3D printing, chemistry, and bioengineering Ph.Ds, the company has raised a $2M pre-seed round from some of the world’s prominent company builders including 30 unicorn founders.