The Coast Guard Blue Technology Center of Expertise (BTCOE) is designed to educate industry, academic and government partners about Coast Guard missions and technology requirements and to facilitate integration of state-of-the-market tools and capabilities in support of the service’s operational mission needs. The BTCOE is located on the campus of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California.
What is Blue Technology?
Blue technology is defined by Congress as any technology, system or platform that is designed for use or application above, on or below the sea surface, or that is otherwise applicable to Coast Guard operational needs. This includes any technology, system or platform that provides continuous or persistent coverage and supports or facilitates the Coast Guard’s 11 missions.