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Deepfield project: Short-term scientific mission

From the 13th of February until the 12th of March, Eduardo Soarez, an INES TEC pre doc researcher, has carried out a shot term scientific mission at CIRS facilities within the framework of Deepfield project.   The main focus of the short-term scientific missions is to engage INESC TEC young…

TNA experiments in the VICOROB’s infrastructures

From the 2nd to the 6th of March, a team of researchers and students of the Université de Toulon have been carrying out experiments at the facilities of the CIRS.   These tests allowed them to collect real data regarding the dynamic behaviour of SPARUS AUV which will be compared with…

DEEPFIELD Thematic Workshop: Autonomous Underwater Intervention

The first Thematic Workshop called “Autonomous Underwater Intervention” took place on February 11th and 12th within the framework of the European project Deepfiled.   Pere Ridao, Patryk Cieslak and Guillem Vallicrosa run the training in the Girona’s Science and Technology Park. During the event, both INESC TEC and UdG students…

A successful 6th edition of EMRA workshop

EMRA (European Marine Robotics and Applications workshop) aims to bring together a diverse range of speakers from ongoing EU funded research projects, industry stakeholders, policy makers and end users. The workshop provides an excellent opportunity for networking, dissemination of research projects and cross-fertilization of ideas in marine robotics, enabling innovative…

EU marine robots General Assembly takes place at IFREMER

IFREMER (Institut français de recherche pour l’exploitation de la mer) is one of the 15 partners that compose the consortium of EU marine robots (EUMR) H2020 infrastructure project. The Unit for Underwater Systems provides technical systems and related services for the scientific exploration of the deep ocean. The unit englobes…

First Meeting of the Eurofleets+ project in Galway

First Meeting of the Eurofleets+ project in Galway, Ireland EUROFLEETS+ is an H2020 project funded under the Infrastructures initiative, coordinated by the Marine Institute that brings together a significant group of key marine research actors in Europe, North America and Oceania.   The EurofleetsPlus project will facilitate open access to…

Plenary meeting of the EUMarineRobots project in Croatia

EU Marine Robots (EUMR) is an H2020 infrastructures project coordinated by the University of Porto. The main objective of the EUMR project is to open up key national and regional marine robotics research infrastructures (RIs) to all European researchers, from both academia and industry, ensuring their optimal use and joint development to establish a world-­class marine robotics integrated infrastructure.   The EUMR team…

SOUNDTILES technology presented at Oceanology International London

At ViCOROB, we do research on Underwater Vision and Robotics. One of the developed technologies in the last years, currently being valorized in the context of SOUNDTILES project (Ref.: 2016 PROD 00130) consists on the development of a tool for automatic processing of sonar mosaics, a breakthrough in the current…

EU Marine Robots Kick Off meeting takes place in Porto

The EUMR Kick Off Meeting was successfully completed in Porto, Portugal on the 1st and 2nd of March, 2018. The meeting facilitated partner introductions and allowed a detailed examination of all project future activities and goals.   During the two day meeting, partners had the opportunity to discuss various topics,…

STRONGMAR winter school takes place in Girona

Last week, from 17 to 21st of October, took place in Girona the STRONGMAR winter school on “Underwater Vision and Robotics”. In the framework of this twinning action, EC funded, that aims to enhance the scientific and technological capacity of INESC TEC and linked institutions in research, such training activities…