Igniting Growth, Talent & Innovation

VISA

The Virginia Institute for Spaceflight & Autonomy will cultivate partnerships between governments, industry, and academia to grow the spaceflight and autonomy ecosystems on the Eastern Shore.

What is Visa?
Igniting Growth, Talent & Innovation

GROWTH

Expand entrepreneurial ecosystems for spaceflight and autonomy on the Eastern Shore and the Commonwealth.

Growth
Igniting Growth, Talent & Innovation

TALENT

Foster new talent development through student engagement, undergraduate/graduate education, and workforce development.

Talent
Igniting Growth, Talent & Innovation

INNOVATION

Drive innovation to commercialization through solving real-world challenges.

Innovation

Grow the spaceflight & autonomous systems industry

Now’s the time - Be a part of Virginia’s highly technical and skilled workforce. From entry-level to advanced, discover a pathway for a career in Advanced Manufacturing or Technology fields like: Integrated Digital Shipbuilding, Ship Repair, Submarine Building, Autonomous Surface Vehicles and Cyber Security.

What is VISA?

Partners

COLLABORATE AND CONNECT

Facilitator of Industry, academia and government partnerships.

Partners
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Workforce

GROWTH THROUGH OPPORTUNITY

Solve real-world problems through career opportunities and education.

Talent
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Entrepreneurs

INCUBATOR FOR STARTUPS

Accelerate and develop your business through mentorship, expertise and networking.

Growth
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Opportunities

ECOSYSTEM HUB

Drive economic development through collaboration and innovation.

Innovation
 
October 14, 2021

ODU Researchers Use Autonomous Hydrone to Help Coastal Community Map Shoreline

For centuries, a cartographer’s toolbox was stocked with compasses, protractors, pencils and telescopes. But today’s modern mappers have sophisticated toolboxes equipped with drones that, by air […]
September 9, 2021

Applying an Autonomous System for Coastal Resilience: An Update on the ODU Hydrone

ODU’s collaborations on Maritime Autonomous Surface Vessels continued over the summer of 2021 with advances and demonstrations in both the technology and the applications to coastal […]