Marine-i latest projects (at 09.07.21)
Since the launch of the second phase of the Marine-i project in Spring 2020, the Marine-i team has been working closely with businesses in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly on a number of exciting innovation projects.
Marine-i is currently working with a wide range of SMEs, helping them to maximise the value of their RD&I and thereby accelerate the commercialisation of their new products and services.
Here are some of the pioneering projects our team is supporting.
Satellite Earth Observation data system for floating offshore wind.
Support for development of a Subsea Mooring Drill/Pin pile for Floating Offshore Wind.
Development of a submersible dock for the floating offshore wind construction.
Falco Drone Technologies
Research on how drones can support wind turbine maintenance, including testing a prototype at a real offshore wind turbine.
Developing world-first autonomous subsea vehicle for geotechnical survey
An integrated Marine Renewable Energy data solution.
Floating Offshore Wind (FLOW) - Launch and Recovery System (LARS) for Autonomous Vessel
Carrick UK Engineering
Cone Penetration Test (CPT) – Thermal Probe Calibration
Floating Offshore Wind - RD&I Floating Foundation / Anchors and Moorings Comparative Study
1. Development of a Turbine Control Hub
2. THyPSO scoping research study and seakeeping scale modelling
Development of a hydraulic electrical generator for cruising under sail
An application to predict rip currents and tidal surges to assist beach safety.
Development of sector leading software to optimise the sea fastening design process for offshore operations.
Submarine Technology Limited (STL)
Development of a robotic arm for the launching and recovery of autonomous vessels by larger vessels.
Perpetual Research Consultancy
Development of a potential game changing technology for wireless charging of surface and subsurface vessels.
Cleaner Seas Group
Testing a prototype washing machine filter designed to reduce marine plastics pollution.
Investigation into large scale offshore farms for growing seaweed for food.
Large scale marine industry 3D printing and additive manufacturing.
1. Support to develop a system that will use wave power to desalinate water for humanitarian operations and disaster relief.
2. Graduate placement opportunity
Isles of Scilly Community Venture/Planet A Energy/ Waves4Power
Isles of Scilly Marine Resource Exploitation collaborative project involving three SMEs
Innovation in seaweed cultivation technology.
Design Engineer role: Graduate Placement Opportunity.
Solis Marine Engineering Ltd.
Exploring electrical vs hydraulic tidal generation system options
Community Energy Plus, Cornwall Offshore Renewable Energy Ventures
Developing a small scale, replicable tidal range solution at Hayle Harbour
Floating wind platform development and assessment
National Lobster Hatchery
Tackling lobster aquaculture bottlenecks
Research Development UK
LoRaWAN infrastructure and data monitoring
To find out how your business could benefit from the RD&I support available through Marine-i, contact firstname.lastname@example.org