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International Symposium on “Novel Composite Materials and Processes for Marine Renewable Energy”, Cork, Ireland, September 1st 2017
A 1-day International Symposium will be held in Cork, Ireland on September 1st, 2017 on the topic of ‘Novel Composite Materials and Processes for Marine Renewable Energy’. The symposium is being organised by the consortium behind the EU FP7 Marie Curie IAPP project MARINCOMP, led by University College Cork and the University of Edinburgh, and involving partners University of Ulster; Toray Carbon Fibers Europe, ÉireComposites, Suzlon Energy and Scotrenewables Tidal Power.
To book, please follow this link – International Symposium
MaREI Researcher Sophie Power is attending Climate KIC’s Summer School 2017. Here is her latest blog on her experiences and what she is learning.
MaREI and Galway Atlantaquaria teamed up to present an interactive exhibit ‘Discover Oceans of Energy’ at SeaFest…
MaREI and the Lir National Ocean Test Facility Win at the Marine Industry Awards
MaREI and the Lir National Ocean Test Facility have won the Excellence in Marine Research Award and the Excellence in Marine Renewable Energy Award respectively at the recently held Marine Industry Awards held in Galway as part of SeaFest 2017. The Awards reflect the Centre’s contribution to excellence in Ireland’s maritime economy which, in 2016, showed a 23% increase in turnover, a 20% increase in gross value added (GVA) and a 10% increase in employment compared to 2014.
Professor Jerry Murphy, Director of MaREI said, ‘I am delighted to receive this award on behalf of the MaREI Centre. The Centre continues to grow and represents six institutes across Ireland, employs over 180 researchers and has over 45 industry partners. This latest success reflects the cutting edge and impactful research that we are carrying out across the Marine, Marine Renewable Energy and Renewable sectors.’
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The European Wave and Energy Tidal Conference (EWTEC) 2017 will be held at University College Cork, Ireland from 27th August…