Media Spotlight MassTech Grant to WHOI's Center for Marine Robotics

MassTech's recent announcement of a grant to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's (WHOI) Center for Marine Robotics was covered by several news outlets. Coverage of the launch event, which took place at WHOI on Friday, 12/19, included:

- "State grant jump-starts marine robotics program," by Sean F. Driscoll, Cape Cod Times, December 20, 2014

- "Underwater robots buoyed by $5M state grant," by Sara Castellanos, Boston Business Journal, December 22, 2014

- "Woods Hole to receive $5 million to build better underwater robots," by Nidhi Subbaraman, Boston Globe's BetaBoston technology site, December 22, 2014

- "Institution awarded $5m for robotics," The Associated Press, December 21, 2014

WHOI also highlighted the award on their Facebook page, which garnered over 200 'Likes' and 20+ shares of the press release.

Thank you to the partners who made this event possible, including EOHED Secretary Greg Bialecki, Senate President Therese Murray, Congressman Keating, and State Reps. Tim Madden and David Vieira. Special thanks to WHOI executives and staff for hosting this announcement. We look forward to highlighting the great Massachusetts-made innovations that will be launched by this program.

Photo by Jayne Doucette, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.