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PERISCOPE partner EMEC helps Microsoft to discover that underwater datacenters are reliable, practical and use energy sustainably

18 September 2020

PERISCOPE partner, European Marine Energy Centre, helped computing giant Microsoft sink a data centre in the sea off Orkney to investigate whether it could boost energy efficiency.

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Fast-tracking energy transition

18 September 2020

A five-year collaboration to deliver next generation energy technologies and accelerate the United Kingdom’s transition to a net zero future is announced by the Energy Transition Alliance (ETA), for…

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Accelerating Technology Commercialisation in Offshore Wind

18 September 2020

Periscope partner ORE Catapult is collaborating with Vattenfall helping to accelerate technology commercialisation by directing high-potential developers to trials at the European Offshore Wind Depl…

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MaRINET2 call 5 offers free access to offshore testing at EMEC

02 September 2020

The fifth and final call for the EU-funded MaRINET2 project opened on 1 September. 

The project offers free access to a world-leading network of testing and research infrastructures, including te…

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Periscope partner EMEC achieves world’s first ocean energy RETL designation

19 August 2020

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been designated with Renewable Energy Testing Laboratory (RETL) status, the highest international designation for marine energy test laboratories. 

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Funding opportunities in blue growth in 2020-21

13 July 2020

Open and forthcoming calls in the broad blue growth sector have been identified and put together as part of the PERISCOPE project. These calls range in size from a few million EUR to 30 million EUR…

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Transnational Project Development Workshop on aerial drones for delivery, smart inspection and maintenance in the maritime domain

06 July 2020

At the start of July, the Periscope network hosted another transnational project development workshop, this time covering the emerging topic of aerial drones for delivery, smart inspection and main…

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Industry giants back ORE Catapult’s Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence

29 June 2020

Ten of the world’s leading offshore energy organisations have joined Periscope partner Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s national to d…

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Best non-fiction book of 2019!

29 June 2020

Dr. Egbert Dommerholt of Hanze University has been honoured by BoekGoud. His recent book, Prutsenderwijs Duurzaam Presteren, was awarded the professional jury and public prize for the best non-ficti…

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PERISCOPE partner EMEC works with Microsoft on the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine

24 June 2020

PERISCOPE partner European Marine Energy Centre has sunk a data centre in the sea off Orkney for the computing giant Microsoft to investigate whether it can boost energy efficiency. Thisbexperimen…

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