Probotic, a leading developer of autonomous underwater technology, announces the successful acquisition of a patent for its innovative cleaning system for fish farms. The patent covers marine and land-based fish farms. It represents a significant milestone for the company, which has been working tirelessly to create a system that efficiently cleans fish pens autonomously while minimizing damage to the pens and fish.
According to Mikkel Pedersen, CEO of Probotic, “We are thrilled to have received this new patent in Norway. It is a testament to our team’s hard work and dedication and a major step forward in our efforts to revolutionize the aquaculture industry. This patent is just part of the beginning for Probotic, and we have many more exciting developments and news in the pipeline.”
Probotic‘s innovative system combines advanced robotics and artificial intelligence to clean fish pens autonomously and efficiently. The company has conducted real-world tests of the system during the last eight months in partnership with Ballangen Sjøfarm. It has made significant improvements to ensure the system can withstand harsh conditions over time.
“We have overcome some of the biggest potential challenges for the system and are now scaling testing also including new fish farmers,” Pedersen added. “We are also preparing for a commercial pilot later this year, which we hope will enable us to bring our technology to the market and revolutionize how we clean and inspect fish pen nets.”
Probotic‘s patent marks a significant validation of the company’s technology and positions it well to attract investment and partners to bring its innovative system to the market. The company remains committed to developing new solutions that can increase the productivity of fish farms while minimizing their environmental impact.
Probotic is a Norwegian aquatech company founded in 2019 focusing on sustainable food production. Headquartered in Narvik and Trondheim, Probotic‘s first product is an autonomous underwater drone called Probot.
This drone uses advanced technologies such as AI, cloud solutions, big data analytics, and machine learning to clean and inspect fish nets, ensuring optimal fish health and growth conditions. Probotic aims to become a leading high-tech brand, partnering with customers who share their vision for a cleaner, more sustainable future.