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  • 24 April 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    The hydrodynamic laboratory Aqua Lab has been opened at RDM Innovation Dock in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The facility comprises a 20×10 m water tank that is 1 m deep, and may be filled up to 70 cm. The filling of the reservoir is done using two pumps. It includes a wave generation system that can […]

  • 27 January 2012

    On 24th January, Sirris launched its fourth Application Lab, the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), in the Port of Antwerp in the presence of more than 100 wind industry representatives. This lab will make state of the art measuring and test equipment available to businesses and start innovation projects in cooperation with these companies […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Technology

    Seatronics has partnered with Blueprint Lab to supply advanced electric manipulators for its VALOR standard and elite ROV systems. Seatronics has identified opportunities for its VALOR ROV, which will now utilise Blueprint Lab technologies as an integrated package. The Bravo 7, manipulator of choice for the VALOR, has a reach of 1 metre at full […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has set aside up to $2 million in funding to foster long-term industry-lab collaborative research.

  • 24 March 2020
    Equipment, Research & Development

    Australian robotic arms developer Blueprint Lab and US-based ROV developer VideoRay have partnered to further integrate and field Blueprint Lab’s Reach Alpha, said to be the world’s smallest, lightest, subsea manipulator system. A key application of this technology is rendering safe underwater mines on ships, shipping lanes, ports, and offshore infrastructure. The partnership between VideoRay […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The ‘Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab’ (OWI-Lab), a R&D initiative, has been accepted as additional partner in European project WIFI JIP. The Joint Industry Project WIFI will investigate wave run-up on fixed foundations for offshore wind turbines by numerical modeling, model testing, offshore measurements and design and classification methods. The objective of the WiFi JIP […]

  • 28 February 2019

    Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) has hosted a delegation of technology companies linked to the field of innovation in vertical mobility in air and sea, which participate in the “Canary Islands Future Lab” initiative. The delegation visited the land facilities of PLOCAN in order to learn about the capabilities and the lines of […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Wind power is the energy of the future, but wind turbines must be reliable even under extreme weather conditions. To that end, Sirris’s OWI-Lab tested ZF Wind Power’s 80-ton gearboxes in its large climatic test chamber based in the port of Antwerp. OWI Lab – Belgian’s RD&I center for wind power – is a spearhead […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Sandia National Laboratories has organized a public webinar where it will present the results of the recently concluded wave energy research study.

  • 18 June 2020
    Technology

    Australian robotic arms developer Blueprint Lab has rolled out its Reach Bravo electric manipulator for inspection class ROVs. According to the company, the first orders are shipping to its pre-release customers in July 2020 this year. The system is highly versatile, Bueprint Lab says. It comes as a single-function grabber or tilt unit up to […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Research & Development

    Vineyard Wind and Greentown Labs have launched the application process for the Offshore Wind Challenge focused on accelerating technologies that protect marine life. The parties are inviting submissions from startups that are innovating in marine mammal monitoring, either surrounding data collection and real-time transmission or data analysis. The six-month accelerator program is housed at Greentown […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Minister-President of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Economy, Foreign Policy, Agriculture and Rural Policy, Kris Peeters and Patrick Janssens mayor of the city of Antwerp will inaugurate Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab in Antwerp on September 27. A large environmental chamber – unique in its kind – has been built to test and […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A team at Canadian nanotechnology accelerator Ingenuity Lab has developed a piece of technology to aid in the cleanup of oil spills. The device consists of a carbon nanotube mesh, supplemented with minerals and polymers that cause it to act as a sponge, drawing in and retaining oil. What really differentiates the new technology from […]

  • 4 October 2012

    On 27 September, in the presence of 250 industrial players in the wind energy sector and a sizeable press delegation, the OWI Lab was inaugurated with the official opening of the climatic test chamber at Churchill Dock in the Port of Antwerp by Flemish Minister-President Kris Peeters. Naturally, the focal point of the inauguration was […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Research & Development

    Researchers at Berkeley Lab have have been awarded new grants to develop fiber optic cables for monitoring offshore wind operations and underground natural gas storage. The new research builds on Berkeley Lab’s previous studies in fiber optic cables and their for use in carbon sequestration, groundwater mapping, earthquake detection, and monitoring of Arctic permafrost thaw. […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Technology

    Sirris’ OWI Lab has tested transformers for CG Power Systems under extreme weather conditions. The manufacturer of transformers for onshore and offshore wind turbines wanted to have these tests performed simultaneously for various versions. Pieter Jan Jordaens, Project Leader at Sirris/ OWI-Lab, explains: “CG Power Systems uses our large climate chamber regularly to test and validate […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL has acquired GridLab, a Germany-based provider of power grid training, seminar and studies, from 50Hertz’s holding company Eurogrid International.

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    A new £11.3 million innovation centre dedicated to helping Scotland capitalise on the growing market in analytics and ‘big data’ technology is set to open later this year. The investment is projected to return a minimum of 345 new jobs and an additional £155 million of value to the Scottish economy. The new Data Lab […]

  • 27 January 2012

    On 24th January, Sirris launched its fourth Application Lab, the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), in the Port of Antwerp in the presence of more than 100 wind industry representatives. This lab will make state of the art measuring and test equipment available to businesses and start innovation projects in cooperation with these companies […]

  • 24 February 2015

    OWI-Lab, the Belgian research, development and innovation platform for offshore wind energy, will be present with new insights during the next EWEA offshore conference in Copenhagen. The team will present its latest insights with regard to the structural health monitoring of offshore structures and condition monitoring of wind turbine rotating components. One of the main […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    One of OWI-Lab’s researchers Dr. Ir. Jan Helsen has became a member of the TP Wind Platform, Working Group 2 – Wind Power Systems. This Working Group focuses on aspects enabling costs reductions on the wind turbine side (onshore and offshore). Key areas in this subject may include: materials, drive-trains, blades, O&M and wind turbine design […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Research & Development, Technology

    Tecnalia has launched HarshLab, a floating laboratory for offshore renewable energy technology, in Bermeo Port in Spain on 20 July.