MaRINET2 – Open Applications for short course 7

MaRINET2 launches its 7th short course on offshore renewable energies

 

After the success of the first courses delivered by the MaRINET2 project consortium, the international project continues to roll out its training program in the offshore renewable energy sector.

 

In collaboration with MaRINET2, MaREI, the SFI Research Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine, University College Cork (UCC MaREI), the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER), and Tecnalia Research & Innovation (TECNALIA), will organize a course entitled “Integrated Tank Testing for the Offshore Renewable Industry”.

The short course will take place at MaREI November 25th to 29th. Deadline for applications is October 10th, 2019.

 

The short, two to five days long, courses are targeted for industry and academic researchers in the offshore renewable energy sector. Courses are organized and lectured by MaRINET2 project partners, and will focus on three areas: wave, wind and tidal energy.

 

The topics covered include integrated tank testing, hydrodynamics of fixed and floating offshore wind turbine foundations, reliability and risk analysis of ORE technologies as well as test and verification processes from tanks to the sea.

 

The courses are aimed at early-stage researchers and postgraduate students, as well as industry and private sector participants. There is no registration fee, and travel & subsistence support is available to early-stage researchers and postgraduate students.

 

Information on the program, location and duration of the courses is available on the MaRINET2 website, which will be updated whenever there are new details.

 

 

MaRINET2 is a €10.5m project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program, and coordinated by the MaREI (Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland) Centre in University College Cork. The project has been set up to accelerate the development of offshore renewable energy technologies by providing free-of-charge access to a network of 57 research facilities across Europe.

KETmaritime Workshop

The workshop shall focus on discovering key opportunities for maritime businesses hoping to exploit the latest advances in technology, as well as identify the supports required by businesses to seize advantage of these opportunities. As a result of stronger collaborations and links between KET and maritime sectors, we envisage substantial enhancement in maritime employment and economic growth. However, KETmaritime needs your support and guidance on how to best seize these opportunities.

The workshop will include presentations on case studies developed as part of KETmaritime, showcasing technologies which can directly assist maritime research and development. In addition, speakers from cutting edge maritime tech development will showcase the latest innovations in robotics, marine sensors and provide a glimpse into the upcoming technology drivers and developments in Ireland.

The event would be of interest to both SMEs and larger companies/institutes who are interested in learning about Key Enabling Technologies that can transform their business and enable growth.

Date and time: 26/09/2019, 9:30am – 5:30pm

Venue: MaREI, Cork, Ireland

Registration:  KETmaritime

Agenda: http://bit.ly/2Zl1iJs

 

Collaboration Opportunities for a Thriving Maritime Economy

 

You can book your FREE ticket here 

 

The Maritime Economy of Ireland has huge potential. In order to realise this potential, it is important to recognise that people and organisations collaborating towards a common goal will always generate better results than working in isolation.

This event is about finding opportunities to collaborate and opportunities to drive business development.

You are invited to participate in conversations, hear and share information and ideas in an area of particular interest to you. Please choose one of the topic areas below;

Topic 1

“International Shipping Services, Industry Clusters, and Innovation –a strategy incorporating all three to deliver scale, impact and business growth. What would it look like?”

Topic 2

“Startup Forum – What are the live business opportunities for Maritime and Technology Start-ups and who is here to help?” and

“Learning from Space – Opportunities that exist for Maritime Businesses to use Space Technology, Data & Supports to drive new business development”

Topic 3

“A strategy to make the Irish Marine Industry Network a more Business Generating, Industry Led and Sustainable success”

Topic 4

“Re-imagining Communication in the Triple Helix Model of Innovation – How can we improve communication and linkages between those with Technology, Research, and Business Needs in the Maritime Economy”

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9.00 – 9.30 Registration

9.30 – 10.15 Event Intro – Marc Sedam – Collaboration, Scale and Impact – Main Banking Hall – All attendees

10.15 – 10.45 Overview introductions to the 4 Topics – Main Banking Hall – All attendees

11.00 – 13.00 Round table discussions – Boardroom/Meeting rooms – Topics 1, 3 & 4

Presentations and Panel Discussions – Main Banking Hall – Start Up Topic 2

Topic discussions run in parallel.

13.00 – 14.00 Networking lunch – All attendees

14.00 – 15.00 Discussion Outcomes Overview x 4 – Main Banking Hall – All attendees

15.00 – 16.00 Opportunities for follow on discussions/ meetings/ private meetings etc.

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Marc Sedam will facilitate the day with assigned facilitators in each round table group to provide some structure.

Limited places are available for each topic.

There will be lots of opportunity to network with people from across all topics during the day.

Refreshments and a light lunch provided.

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