The SmartBay Marine and Renewable Energy test site can be accessed by researchers to collect continuous oceanographic and environmental data in near-real time. The facility supports the trial and validation of novel technologies in a real marine-world environment. There are various National and European funding supports available to users who wish to access the facility . For more information please contact SmartBay Ireland.
The test site is ideally suited to facilitating the long-term deployment of sensors within a surface, or subsea environment.The SmartBay facility supports the test, demonstration and validation of novel technologies and products through deployments and data collection in a real marine-world environment. The test site is ideal for developers wishing to move from test tanks into real sea conditions, to trial and validate a variety of devices, coatings, materials and components.