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Ocean Diagnostics diagnoses and protects our planet from plastic pollution and biodiversity loss threats through innovative technologies, laboratory services and collaborative partnerships.


Estimates suggest global annual plastic emissions may reach 53 million metric tons per year by 2030. In the environment, plastic breaks down into smaller and smaller pieces. Microplastics are pieces of plastic 5 mm and smaller. Many microplastics, including microfibers and nanoplastics, are too small for the human eye to see, but they threaten organisms and humans on a global scale.


Living Planet Report 2020 recorded a 68% average decline of mammal, bird, fish, amphibian and reptile from 1970 to 2016 (analyzing 20,811 populations of 4,392 species). ​Microplastics have been found in the tiniest organisms to the largest predators.​​ Plastic production and its environmental effects significantly contribute to climate change and biodiversity loss.​

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Our Solutions


Innovative Technology

We develop cutting-edge technologies to advance microplastics and environmental DNA (eDNA) sample collection, analysis, monitoring and
data visualization.

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Lab Services

We use cutting-edge laboratory techniques to quantify and characterize environmental and industrial plastics, microplastics and fibres.

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Community Science & Education

We provide tools to empower the public to play an active role in scientific data collection and for educators to build knowledge and problem solving skills.


Bespoke Engineering

We partner with global stakeholders on custom research and development projects to solve challenges in microplastic and eDNA monitoring.

"To protect the ocean, we first need to understand it." - UNESCO

Who We Are

Ocean Diagnostics is an environmental impact company that works with academia, government, industry, foundations, environmental firms and citizens to understand and address plastic pollution and biodiversity loss.


We were founded by scientists and engineers who wanted to break the barriers of collecting and analyzing scientific data to influence informed decision making.


Why Ocean Diagnostics when these problems affect our entire planet? From source to sea, everything relates back to the ocean.

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Our Partners

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