The SubOptic Innovation Group announced that it will hold a Shark Tank session to highlight potentially disruptive innovations in submarine cable systems.

SubOptic will be held on 13-16 March, 2023, in Bangkok, Thailand.

Modeled after the popular CNBC series, (Dragon’s Den in other regions), it will have selected participants pitch their ideas to a panel of submarine experts.

Your approximately 10-minute pitch should include:

  • A description of the technology
  • The impact to the industry
  • The timeline and resources needed to bring this to market

Suggested areas include:

  • Innovations in submarine transmission cable
  • Green energy sources and marine
  • Autonomous surveys
  • Topics addressing other innovations

Candidates are encouraged to submit an abstract (up to 500 words) that outlines the nature of their innovation pitch. Submissions will be accepted up to November 15, 2022. Please submit your abstract to Stephen Grubb, Meta, chair of SubOptic Innovation Group at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Go ahead, dive into the Shark Tank and submit your innovative ideas!

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