Join the world's top researchers and innovators in deep sea offshore wind energy
TRONDHEIM, NORWAY – Meet and discuss with fellow experts and innovators at the special all-digital 2021 edition of the EERA DeepWind conference, January 13th to 15th. The event has moved global and online because of the current pandemic and the discussions promise to reach a new high with over 90 submissions received.
Norway launches major wind power research centre
December 11th – Today the Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tina Bru, announced an investment of 120 million NOK (11.3 million EUR) in a new wind power research centre in Norway. The NorthWind research centre will be at the cutting edge, working on innovations to make wind power cheaper, more efficient, and more sustainable. One of the centre’s main priorities will be offshore wind research.
Workshop october 2020
An online workshop was held in mid-october, open for participants both within the project and others. Presentations covered work done so far in the project, but also previous work with themes similar/relevant to the CoolFish project. The agenda is listed below, and some of the presentations are available by clicking the headers.
Workshop ICCC 26th of August 2020
A workshop was held during the 6th IIR International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain (ICCC) in Nantes on the 26th of August 2020. It was originally planned to be an on-site workshop, but due to Covid-19 challenges it was decided to carry through as a hybrid online and on-site workshop. Participants and presenters were able to engange through MS Teams and from a conference studio in Nantes. Albeit challenging, the workshop was carried out succesfully with almost 30 attendees from all over the world!
Equinor and SINTEF agree a strategic collaboration
Equinor and SINTEF have agreed on a strategic collaboration in four key areas. The areas are offshore wind, marine systems, energy systems and modeling studies related to these areas.
Are discarded mobile phones and electronic waste polluting our seas?
The Norwegian research organisation SINTEF will investigate whether rare earth element minerals contribute to pollution in costal areas. Research scientists from Norway, Denmark and Germany are taking part in the project.
Model testing opens new possibilities
As a part of the project “Design and Verification of Large Floating Coastal Structures” (LFCS), a new model test was recently conducted in the Ocean Basin Laboratory.
A Roadmap for Smart and Autonomous Sea Transport Systems
A new Roadmap for Smart and Autonomous Sea Transport Systems was unveiled at the SMI Forum in Singapore on October 22nd, by Senior Minister of State for Transport and Foreign Affairs, Mr. Chee Hong Tat, and the Ambassador of Norway to Singapore, Ms. Anita Nergaard.
SINTEF makes important contributions to autonomous maritime transport
The 21st of January marked the start of the four-year project AUTOSHIP. This self-propelled vessel research project is supported by EU's Horizon 2020 research programme. The project has a frame of more than 20 million euros, which is one of the largest allocations given to Norwegian players ever.