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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 test…

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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. 

EMEC…

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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 mainte…

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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 dr…

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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-fictio…

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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. Thisbexperimental…

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Marine Energy Alliance Welcomes 23 New SMEs

24 June 2020

The  (MEA), funded by INTERREG North West Europe and including Periscope partner EMEC, has just awarded services to 23 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through its se…

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GCE NODE met with Agder MPs

22 June 2020

Periscope partner GCE NODE continues with the project role of informing and interacting with policymakers, and recently met with Members of Parliament from Agder. The aim of the online meeting was to…

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