CMRC and HMRC form Beaufort Research
The Coastal and Marine Research Centre (CMRC) and the Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (HMRC) have joined forces and formed Beaufort Research, a new research centre, it is stated in Beaufort’s press release.
Beaufort Research is dedicated to inter-disciplinary research and knowledge transfer supporting development and innovation in the maritime and energy fields.
Its maritime and sustainable energy activity comprises energy supply technologies, including the marine renewable energy sectors of wave, tidal and offshore wind, wind energy and biofuels.
The Coastal and Marine Research Centre (CMRC) is a research centre within University College Cork (UCC) that carries out applied and basic research and also works on commercial contracts with government agencies and industry.
The Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (HMRC) at University College Cork is a centre of excellence within Ireland for Ocean Renewables and Coastal Engineering providing support to the maritime industry as well as fundamental R&D. It houses the only facilities for wave simulation in Ireland with a Wave Flume and an Ocean Wave Basin.