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Companies work with Scripps to accomplish mutual research and development goals. Scripps provides scientific, engineering, and technical assistance via contract or service agreement, leads industry-sponsored research or scientific contracts, and licenses new intellectual property for commercial use.
Scripps Corporate Alliance members receive liaison services to connect with scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and UC San Diego.
Scripps has one of the largest academic research fleets in the world, which plays a critical role in exploring our planet and conducting important research in all the world's oceans.
The Hydraulics Laboratory offers many testing facilities including a wind-wave channel, three pressure testing vessels, and a temperature/pressure calibration facility.
As one of the world's biggest research piers, it is used for boat launching and a variety of experiments. Data on ocean conditions and plankton taken from the pier since 1916 provide an unparalleled source of information on changes in the coastal Pacific Ocean.
MSDC specializes in the design, development, fabrication, and assembly of oceanographic, space, and general scientific hardware from minute laser components to large-scale integrated systems.