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FZK mit Projekt MARINERG-i auf ESFRI-Roadmap

FZK with project MARINERG-i on ESFRI-Roadmap

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EU test facilities join forces to promote the use of offshore renewable energy

A network of existing test facilities throughout Europe aims to create the world's leading large-scale research facility for offshore renewable energies. Within the scope of the project MARINERG-i, research facilities from many European countries have joined forces in order to promote the development and sustainable use of offshore renewable energy, such as through hydroelectric or tidal power stations as well as offshore wind farms. Germany is represented by the Coastal Research Centre (FZK).

Following a successful application phase, MARINERG-i was one of eleven new research infrastructures to be included in the ESFRI-2021 roadmap. The ESFRI roadmap (European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures) promotes the establishment of important large-scale research facilities over the next ten to twenty years. The roadmap will include the best European science facilities, based on a thorough evaluation and selection procedure. The current roadmap was formally approved in September 2021 and officially announced in December 2021. The MARINERG-i team now enters the preparatory phase in order to determine legal, administrative, scientific and economic components of the European consortium required for the joint operation of the large-scale research facilities.

To the press release of Leibniz University Hannover

To the press release of Technische Universit├Ąt Braunschweig