/  02/01/2012  -  01/31/2015

TROPOS

Modular Multi-use Deep Water Offshore Platform Harnessing and Servicing Mediterranean, Subtropical and Tropical Marine and Maritime Resources

Partners:







Plataforma Oceánica de Canarias, University of Edinburgh, University of Bremen ‐ Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences, Wave Energy Centre, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Toulon Var Technologies, Norsk Institutt for Vannforskning, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Instalaciones Inabensa S.A., Phytolutions GmbH, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, National Sun Yat Sen University, Advance Intelligent Development S.L., Bureau Veritas S.A., École Centrale de Nantes, EnerOcean S.L., University of Strathclyde
Duration: 1.2.2012 - 31.1.2015
Funding by: European Commission (FP7)
Client:
European Commission
Persons in charge: Jochen Bard, Fabian Thalemann
Focus:



Project coordination, investigation of oceanic activities and technologies on such platforms, development of modular multi‐use platform designs, investigations regarding economics, lifecycle assessment, infrastructure & logistics and deployment strategy

 

The aim of this project is the development of a multi‐use platform system for use in deep water Mediterranean, tropical and sub‐tropical regions, which integrates a range of functions from the transport, energy, aquaculture and leisure sectors in order to help overcome challenges in each of these sectors.