TechOceanS will provide tangible benefits to those industries most directly reliant on the oceans, such as fisheries and aquaculture. These benefits will be achieved by contributing towards key components of the Blue Economy as described in international accords such as the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, the G7 Future of the Seas and Oceans Working Group, the Paris Climate Agreement, the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development and the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive.