SmartBay Ireland manages the national marine test facility for the development of innovative products and services for the global maritime sector. This includes the trial and validation of novel marine sensors, prototype equipment and the collection and dissemination of marine data to national and international users of the facility.
Marine ICT Services
National Infrastructure Access Programme (NIAP) Small Scale Projects Open Call
Applications are now being sought under the NIAP Small Scale Projects. Research proposals are invited for funding under a number of key thematic areas. This fund will provide small awards up to €2k which enable researchers in academia and industry to access the SmartBay Ireland national test and demonstration infrastructure. Further information can be found here
SmartBay Ireland User Workshop
The 3rd annual SmartBay Ireland User Workshop will take place on Wednesday, 26th of November 2014 at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin. This event will be hosted by SmartBay Ireland and our research partners Dublin City University, through the National Infrastructure Access Programme (NIAP).
With the theme of ‘Supporting research & innovation through test and validation’ the Workshop will demonstrate how supports and facilities available at the National marine test and demonstration facility in Galway Bay can underpin the development of novel technologies and data analytics to support the research, ocean energy and marine ICT sectors. Read more...
Registration for this event is available here