Boston Engineering Receives Grant to Commercialize BIOSwimmer UUV

Boston Engineering Receives Grant to Commercialize BIOSwimmer UUV image
September 23, 2015 | Source: Caroline Rees, Unmanned Systems Technology

“Our vehicle solutions are addressing the need to keep people working in maritime environments out of harm’s way and to enhance underwater security, research, maintenance, and other applications.”

Boston Engineering, an engineering consultancy firm, has announced that it has been awarded a $500,000 START Stage III grant from venture capital firm MassVentures to accelerate the commercialization of its BIOSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) and related autonomous technology. START is a $3 million annual state initiative administered by MassVentures to help growing Massachusetts-based companies commercialize technologies developed under Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) contracts.

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