'a greater depth of innovation'

About Us

FATHOMWERX is an innovator of technology designs fusing academia, civilian companies and other nontraditional DoD partners who work on United States DoD and Maritime's most challenging problems.

We have created very dynamic platform designed to create a high rate of return on collision for all participants. Through the use of our growing ecosystem, promotion of divergent thought, and neutral facilitation, our goal is to bring the right minds together to solve challenging problems.

About Us

FATHOMWERX is a public-private consortium and resource for technological innovation that fuses civilian companies, academia, and other nontraditional Department of Defense (DoD) partners together to work on the most challenging problems in the port and maritime domains.

Our dynamic platform is designed to create a high rate of return for all participants. Through the promotion of divergent thought, neutral facilitation, and the use of our growing ecosystem, our goal is to bring the right minds together to solve challenging problems.

Our Charter

To create and maintain a platform to accelerate the delivery of innovative capabilities to the Department of Defense in both port and maritime environments.

To facilitate capability refinement through community, exploration, experimentation, and assessment of promising technology.


FATHOMWERX aims to: deliver capabilities to end-users expeditiously; exploit proven techniques and methods; take risks and manage them; and keep domain experts involved throughout the process!

Ventura Tech Bridge located at FATHOMWERX

'A platform for greater collaboration with traditional and non-traditional partners'

The Ventura Tech Bridge is based at the FATHOMWERX laboratory at the Port of Hueneme. 


The FATHOMWERX Laboratory is a physical collaborative space where government employees, business owners/entrepreneurs, and academic stakeholders can innovate, experiment, and transfer/transition capabilities.



60,000 sq. ft. of awesomeness



Bringing everyone together



Putting it all to the test

Audience and Lecturer


Learn together, grow together

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