Mission Statement

In 2016, an unprecedented expedition to the last unexplored places of our planet began. With our participation in the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, we want to build global visibility for maritime high-tech “Made in Germany”. Our goal is to play a key role in the "market of the future”, the ocean, for German businesses and take a leading position in the exploration maritime resources.

TECHNOLOGY – AS COMPLEX AS SPACE TRAVEL

The exploration of the deep sea requires technological breakthroughs, ingenuity, and engineering skills – a unique opportunity to take the leading role in the most important market of the future.

THE MISSION – TO DISCOVER NEW WORLDS TOGETHER

The German scientific team is competing against the best in the world in a competition for visionary ideas in deep sea research.

THE ARGGONAUTS IN THE NEWS

Measuring the deep sea (Handelsblatt)

ARGGONAUTS in the semi-final

Swarm drones explore the deep sea (BNN)