Open Innovation Grant Money Available from Ocean Optics

Over a quarter of a million dollars to fund research and development in optical sensing

Dunedin, Florida (June 10, 2011) – Ocean Optics hopes to advance technology in optical sensing by rolling out a new open innovation funding program with $300,000 available for two grant phases.  Known as the Blue Ocean Grants and Challenges programs ( seeks novel technologies with the potential for market commercialization.  The deadline for applications is quickly approaching with a closing date of June 30, 2011 for the first round of funding.  In addition to funding, applicants will also have the opportunity to work with the Ocean Optics teams to execute their grant idea with access to its very own engineering and marketing teams.

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