SmartBay Ireland is responsible for the establishment and development of a National Research, Test and Demonstration facility to support the application and translation of research and provide platforms for the testing and demonstration of new technologies and solutions in the Marine and related sectors.
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
Mark Wemyss joins SmartBay Ireland as Operations and Technical Manager
SmartBay Ireland would like to announce that Mark Wemyss has joined the team as Operations and Technical Manager. Mark will manage the deployment and operation of ocean energy devices within the Galway Bay test site and will be responsible for the provision of technical, O&M support, advice to device developers, client liaison and for developing and implementing all test site procedures and protocols. Read more...