Robert Dane Australian Marine Sciences Association 2022

Robert Dane

Robert Dane is founder and CEO of OCIUS Technology Limited. Ocius was founded in 2000 as Solar Sailor Ltd and built multiple award-winning commercial hybrid electric ferries. In 2012 Solar Sailor changed its name to Ocius and pivoted its patented technology towards building Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs) called ‘Bluebottles’ named after the Australian Marine animal that uses its body as a sail and lives at sea. Bluebottle USVs are unique for Uncrewed Surface Vessels in that they use solar + wind + wave energy, are persistent combining maximum performance with minimum logistics.

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