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ILIAD - Digital Twin of the Ocean

ILIAD aspires to be an interoperable, data-intensive, and cost-effective Digital Twin of the Ocean

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ILIAD will create an infrastructure for digital twins of the ocean with both a marine and a maritime perspective. The system will combine existing and new ocean modelling systems and ocean observatories in a common platform, and will exploit existing data collection systems including new sensor technologies. The project is part of a larger collaboration between several projects under the EU Green Deal and Mission Ocean programmes.

SINTEF´s role in the project

SINTEF is responsible for coordinating the technical architecture for digital twins, as well as for pilot applications for past, present and future ocean data in interaction with digital twin applications for e.g. offshore wind farms, pollution, aquaculture, biodiversity, maritime transport and ports.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101037643.


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Project duration

01/02/2022 - 31/01/2025

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