Joaquín Hernández Brito, co-ordinator of PLOCAN’s area of Science-Technology and Innovation, will take part in the Annual Atlantic Conference on the 27th of September as the organiser and moderator of a workshop on marine test beds and demonstration areas, which act as a catalyst for bringing marine technologies to market. This is one of the 8 workshops that will be given during the conference in two rounds of four parallel workshops per round.
Between the 22nd of September and the 4th of October, PLOCAN is hosting several activities that form part of the European Smart Robots Working in Co-operative Networks Project (SWARMS), funded by the European Commission and the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.
PLOCAN is hosting the general assembly of the European Fixed-Point Open Ocean Observatory Network (FixO3) between the 19th and the 21st of September.The objective of the Fixed-Point Open Ocean Observatory Network Project (FixO3) is to integrate European fixed-point observatories and enhance access to these key facilities for understanding the ocean for the community in general.
Manuel Ruiz de la Rosa, CEO of Marine Park, a collaborative space for the innovation and development of solutions for the marine environment, gave a talk entitled “Marine Park, a Space for Marine Innovation“ on Thursday 15th September, in the conference room of the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands in Taliarte. The seminar highlighted the potential of Marine Park as a place where, through the generation of ideas and sharing of resources, innovative solutions can be found.