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NETMAR kickoff meeting

06.06.2012, Porto, Portugal

The project NETMAR held its kickoff meeting in Porto, on 6 June 2012.

NETMAR was approved under the 3rd Call for proposals within the priority 2.1 - Improve Maritime Safety.

The project concerns the demonstration, evaluation and dissemination of new robotic systems, sensors and networking technologies in maritime incidents endangering human life, the environment and economic activities. Air and sea going robotic vehicles provide new capabilities to operate in dull, dirty and dangerous environments.

These tools contribute to environmental assessments with unprecedented resolution and sensing diversity, provide reality checks for events generated in social networks and motivate constructive forms of public participation.

Partnership: Lead Partner:  FEUP - Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Engenharia (PT), FUAC - Fundación Universidade da Coruña (ES), Portos de Galicia (ES), ENSTA Britain, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Techniques Avancées (FR), UL - University of Limerick (IE), APDL - Administração dos Portos do Douro e Leixões, SA (PT), NMCI - National Maritime College of Ireland (IE), UK Spill Association (UK), TECNALIA - Fundacion Tecnalia Research & Innovation (ES), SFPC - Shannon Foynes Port Company Ltd (IE), Marinha Portuguesa (PT), MCA - UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (UK), The University of Southampton (UK), APP - Associação dos Portos de Portugal (PT).

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