Hi Innovators, 

As you are preparing your submissions, we wanted to share an open opportunity to help you test your wave energy powered AUVs. The Testing Expertise and Access for Marine Energy Research (TEAMER™) program, sponsored by WPTO and directed by the Pacific Ocean Energy Trust, supports developers seeking access to the nation’s best wave energy facilities and expertise. The second application window is now open through December 18, 2020. 

If selected, you can get facility access between April and November of 2021, getting you and your device ready for the BUILD Contest. You can apply for TEAMER here: https://teamer-us.org/application/

And in case you missed the recent applicant webinar, check out the recordings for background on opportunities in the blue economy, and an introduction to the available modeling resources:

Reach out with any questions, and looking forward to seeing your submissions come in soon. 

- The Ocean Observing Prize Team