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11th Hour Project

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The 11th Hour Project partners with communities around the world in working for renewable energy, resilient food systems, healthy oceans and the protection of human rights.

Schmidt Marine Technology Partners

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Schmidt Marine Technology Partners supports scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs in developing technologies that restore ocean health.

If we recognize the relationships between earth, sea and air, between plant, animal and human life, evolved over millions of years, we can change our behavior and again become stewards of this world.
Wendy Schmidt
We have the opportunity to harness new technologies—from data science to artificial intelligence—and apply them ethically, and safely, to repair our planet for future generations.
Eric Schmidt

Related Entities

In addition to The Schmidt Family Foundation, Eric and Wendy Schmidt have created and fund the following philanthropic organizations and initiatives

Schmidt Sciences

Schmidt Sciences supports people, projects, and tools to accelerate positive global impact through science and technology.

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Schmidt Ocean Institute

Schmidt Ocean Institute boldly explores our unknown ocean--offering access to a world-class philanthropic research vessel for scientists around the world--to excite interest and inform the wise stewardship of our planet.

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11th Hour Racing

11th Hour Racing works with the sailing community and maritime industries to advance sustainable solutions and practices that protect and restore the health of our ocean.

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Remain works to bring creative thinking to environmental and community challenges, elevate local industry and encourage innovation and resilience across the island of Nantucket, Massachusetts.

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