MaRINET2 calls for renewable test applications
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is encouraging renewables developers and stakeholders to apply for access to the centre’s test facilities under the auspices of the MaRINET2 initiative.
For this second call of the initiative, projects can be focused on testing marine energy devices, components or subsystems for short to medium term durations.
“The companies that tested at EMEC through the first MaRINET project found that the learning generated from deploying in the sea has been invaluable to the development of their technologies,” said Matthew Finn, senior business development manager at EMEC.
“As well as device developers, we would also like to encourage companies from across the European supply chain to consider whether running a test and demonstration project in the sea at EMEC could add value to their products.”
Through MaRINET2, successful applications will receive free access to EMEC’s world-leading testing infrastructure which includes four offshore sites and a range of associated testing equipment. A contribution towards travel and subsistence costs for users of the initiative is also available.
MaRINET2 follows on from the first highly successful MaRINET project where over 700 weeks of access was made available to 178 projects and 800 companies over the 4.5-year initiative.
The initiative is a network of 39 partners in 13 European Countries, involving research centres and organisations who work together to progress offshore renewable energy technologies such as wave, tidal and offshore-wind.
If you’d like to discuss MaRINET2 opportunities at EMEC, please contact Matthew Finn: email@example.com or call +44(0)1856 852060.
Applications should be made by 28 February 2018 via www.marinet2.eu
By Anne-Marie Causer
Latest Press Releases
2018 saw Ship Shape IMO exhibit at IMPA London for the first time. After visiting the exhibition for... Read more
De Boer holds naming ceremony for Damen RSD WID Tug 2915 Hybrid Fregate and ASD Tug 2310 SD Papillon
The naming ceremony has been held for two custom tugs built by Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for De Bo... Read more
The long-term partnership between the Damen Shipyards Group and the Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) co... Read more
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) will be a Fan sponsorship partner of SAIL Amsterdam 2020, wh... Read more
Damen’s 3rd Annual Workboat Festival showcases over thirty workboats to customers and industry partners
Last Thursday, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem hosted the Damen group’s third annual Workboat Festival. Th... Read more
Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Chiel de Leeuw to the newly-created position of Sales Director R... Read more