Scientific Facilities

Oceanic Offshore Platform

This facility rests on the seabed, at 30m depth, and 1.5km from the coast in the NE of the island of Gran Canaria.

Test Site

A 23km2 offshore test site for a wide range of marine technologies, with access to a unique ecosystem…

Oceanic Observatory

Permanent multidisciplinary array of autonomous ocean observation platforms for observing the marine environment.


The VIMAS base (Underwater Vehicles, Instruments and Devices) has a multidisciplinary fleet of cutting-edge autonomous ocean platforms and instruments.

Onshore facilities with Experimental Laboratories and access to Harbour Area

The onshore facilities consist of 400 m2 of workshop space equipped for electronics and mechanical integration, repairs, storage and logistics.