Oregon has drone testing airports, InSitu, drone electronics like FLIR systems, Oregon Iron Works/Vigor, LandRover autonomous Lab, Daimler, NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL), the Ocean Observatory off the Oregon Coast and the Cyberinfrastructure. Oregon State University is responsible for all un-cabled instrument data on the Pacific coast. These organizations know how to fund research projects.
Portland has the people. Hayden Island has the water.
(1) ASV Global
(3) Ocean Alpha
(5) Autonomous Marine Systems (Boston)
(6) Buffalo Automation (Buffalo)
(7) Sea Machines (Boston)
(8) Sub-Sea Tech (France)
(9) Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel (WAM-V),
(10) Automation Packages
(11) Bluebird Electric (UK)
(12) Ocean Alpha
(13) Saildrone (Alameda)