EVOL is a high-tech enterprise, SME, based in Berlin, Germany. The company launched in 2000 with a international group of scientists and R&D experts, aimed to develop innovative technologies for maritime and offshore industries through interdisciplinary cooperation between engineering and life sciences. EVOL has over 20 years of ample R&D experience in the field of hydro-acoustics and marine robotics, developing innovative concepts into commercial products, focusing on underwater acoustic communication and positioning systems, marine robotics and other solutions for the maritime industry. EVOL manufactures commercially available innovative spread-spectrum underwater communication, ultra-short baseline (USBL) and long baseline systems, as well as develops innovative AUVs (e.g. Manta, Aqua-Penguin) and USVs (e.g. Sonobot, Magnetobot).