Discovering the mysteries of the deep sea
The $7 million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE is a global competition which challenged teams to advance deep sea technologies for autonomous, fast, high-resolution ocean exploration.
Deep sea technology for
The Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE will accelerate innovation for the rapid and unmanned exploration of the uncharted deep sea; catalyze markets in deep ocean exploration and discovery, sustainable resource development, and protection; illuminate the most mysterious part of the planet; and ignite the public imagination.
Having seen what the teams are proposing, if this competition is a success, there is no doubt in my mind that we will have made history by collectively changing this world and, within our lifetimes, be able to unveil what has been hidden since the start of human memory.
Dr. Jyotika Virmani
The Grand Challenge
Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Finalists
$1M NOAA BONUS PRIZE