Institute of Ecotechnics (IE) is the parent organisation of Ecotechnics Maritime Ltd., which owns and operates the Research Vessel Heraclitus. IE has consulted on and catalyzed a multitude of demonstration projects in all biomes. The Heraclitus is the demonstration project for the ocean biome.
IE co-founder and systems ecologist, John Polk Allen,FLS, authored a seminal paper on Ethnospherics, which informs the Heraclitus expeditions:
To reference scientific collaborations conducted on the Heraclitus: