PORTOS Associate Partners

PORTOS aims to assess, develop and promote the integrated use of renewable energy resources in Atlantic Area ports and increase their energy efficiency, establishing a roadmap to a more competitive and sustainable sector.

University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork

Partner skills
MaREI is a research, development and innovation centre for marine science and engineering, and renewable energy. It is composed of multidisciplinary teams combining insights across areas such as renewable energies, coastal engineering, marine planning, ecology, modelling, GIS and social sciences.

Transnational experience
Extensive experience on transnational collaborative projects. MaREI has fulfilled coordinator and partner role for projects funded through INTERREG II-IV, e.g., for INTERREG IIIB and IVB COREPOINT and IMCORE projects, respectively; within FP7, H2020 and other EU programmes (LEANWIND and MaRINET2).

Role in the project
MaREI will be a project partner responsible of the work package related to link proofs-of-concept with society (WP4). Moreover, MaREI will bring expertise in feasibility and realisation of marine renewable energy, cost analysis, demand side optimisation, PTO systems and control strategies.

Contact person
Jimmy Murphy
MaREI, Beaufort Building, Env. Res. Institute, UCC, Haulbowline Road, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork, Ireland