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AQUARIUS Project Title: Aqua Research Infrastructure Services for the health and protection of our unique, oceans, seas and freshwater ecosystems (AQUARIUS)Funding body: Horizon EuropeDuration: 48 M (01/03/2024-29/02/2028)Coordinator: Marine Institute IrelandPartners:UL Team: Gerard Dooly, Petar Trslic, Matheus Santos, Anthony Weir website: ABOUT AQUARIUS provides a highly comprehensive suite of integrated research infrastructures tailored to address significant challenges for the […]


BluePOINT Project Title: Blue Circular Economy of Marine Plastics (BluePoint)Funding body: InterregDuration: 36 M (01/12/2023-30/11/2026)Coordinator: Partners: hereUL Team: Gerard Dooly, Matheus Santos, Petar Trslic website: ABOUT The BluePoint project seeks to establish a collaborative ecosystem involving multiple stakeholders to foster innovation, entrepreneurship, and international cooperation. Its goal is to capitalize on the marine plastic value chain […]


TRIDENT Project Title: Technology based impact assessment tool for sustainable, transparent deep sea mining exploration and exploitation (TRIDENT) Funding body: EU H2020 Duration: 60 M (01/01/2023-31/12/2027) Coordinator: INECS TEC Partners: Here UL Team: Daniel Toal PI, Edin Omerdic, Anthony Weir,  website: ABOUT TRIDENT aims to contribute to a sustainable exploitation of seabed mineral resources, by developing a reliable, transparent and […]


Robotic Survey, Repair and Agile Manufacturer (RESURGAM)   Project Title: Robotic Survey, Repair and Agile Manufacturer RESURGAM Funding body: EU H2020 Duration: 36 M (01/02/2021-30/01/2024) Coordinator: EWF, Belgium Partners: Here UL Team: Daniel Toal PI, Gerard Dooly, Anthony Weir, Edin Omerdic website: ABOUT The project aims to revolutionise the way ships’ hulls are repaired by the […]


Risk-Aware Autonomous Port Inspection Drones (RAPID) Project Title: RAPID Funding body: H2020 Duration: 36 M (01/07/2021-31/05/2023) Coordinator: University of West Scotland Partners: here UL Team: Gerard Dooly, Petar Trslic, Ben Bartlet, Matheus Santos, Jose Alvarez, Irfan Mahammad website: ABOUT The RAPID project combined and extended drone technology to deliver a fully automated and safety-assured maintenance inspection service for bridges, […]


Robovaas Project Title: Robotic Vessels as-a-Service (RoboVaaS)   Funding body: EU H2020 Duration: 36 M (01/09/2018-30/08/2021) Coordinator: Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics and Service Partners: Here UL Team: Gerard Dooly, Daniel Toal, Edin Omerdic, Anthony Weir,  website:  ABOUT The project aims at validating the high-level RoboVaaS vision via a selection of identified services by addressing near-shore maritime operations […]

EU Marine Robots

EUMarine Robots Project Title: EUMarine Robots (EUMR) Funding body: EU H2020 Infrastructure Duration: 36 M extended (01/03/2018-30/11/2021) Coordinator: University of Port, Portugal Partners: here UL Team: Gerard Dooly PI, Daniel Toal, Edin Omerdic, Anthony Weir, Petar Trslic  website: ABOUT EUMarineRobots (EUMR) proposes an access-infrastructure for the deployment of a full-range of aerial, surface and sub-surface marine robotic assets, the combined […]


MARINET2 Project Title: MaRINET2   Funding body: EU H2020 Duration: 2017-2021 Coordinator: UCC  Partners: 39 (Here) UL Team: Gerard Dooly, Daniel Toal, Edin Omerdic, Anthony Weir,  website:  ABOUT MaRINET2 is a €10.5 million project which includes 39 organisations representing some of the top offshore renewable energy testing facilities in Europe and globally. The project depends on strong international ties across Europe and […]


EXCELLABUST Project Title: EXCELLABUST – Excelling LABUST in marine robotics Funding body: Horizon 2020 TWINNING Duration: 36 M (01/01/2016 – 31/12/2018) Coordinator: UNIZG-FER (HR) Partners: here UL Team: Edin Omrdic PI, Daniel Toal, Isela Ibrahimovic, Oriana Baric, Gerard Dooly,   website: ABOUT The main goal of EXCELLABUST project is to address networking gaps and deficiencies between UNIZG-FER and internationally leading counterparts at […]


MORUS Project Title: Unmanned systems for maritime security and environmental monitoring -MORUS Funding body: NATO Duration: 48 M (01/01/2015 – 31/12/2018) Coordinator: UNIZG-FER (HR) Partners: here UL Team: Edin Omrdic PI, Daniel Toal, Isela Ibrahimovic, Oriana Baric, Gerard Dooly,   website: ABOUT The main goal of MORUS project is a design and development of a fully operational complex robotic system prototype comprised […]

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