Plan Blue

Founding Year: 2005



Raja Kandukuri (Co-Founder & CIO)

The “spin-off company from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen”  believes that “threats posed to nature and society, by e.g. climate change or plastic pollution, need to be tackled and understood using real-time, objective and automated tools.” They use their technology to achieve this, working to “standardize seafloor monitoring, make their technology accessible to anyone, and establish a unique Seafloor Database that will benefit us now (e.g. climate legislation), as well as future generations. ”


Plan Blue contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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