Bristlemouth Pioneer Program

Bristlemouth’s strategic partners created the Pioneer program to catalyze development and accelerate solutions for the enormous challenges that face the ocean. The program will provide support and Bristlemouth-enabled equipment for integration to ocean researchers and developers.

Follow the steps below to apply for the program. If accepted you will receive a Bristlemouth developer kit, as well as a Sofar Ocean Spotter and Smart Mooring.

Check out the
Pioneer Program FAQs for more info about the program and what to expect.

If you'd like to purchase a Bristlemouth DevKit now,
contact our strategic partner Sofar Ocean.


  1. Create an account on the Bristlemouth Forum.
    The majority of support communications will be provided via the forum, so the community can learn from each of our experiences.


  2. Fill out the form below.
    We have had overwhelming interest in the Pioneer program. In order to support as many projects as possible, please provide a clear timeline of your project so that we can expedite applications that will deploy systems to the field in the near term.


  3. You will be notified within a couple of weeks if your project is accepted into the Pioneer program. At that time we will ask for your shipping information, and we will formally announce your acceptance into the Pioneer program on the Bristlemouth Forum.