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Multi-use affordable standardised floating Space@Sea

Objective

The Space@Sea project aims to develop multi-use platforms with the objective to develop safe and cost efficient deck space at sea. Due to the increasing population and scarce usable space on land, there is an increasing need for sustainable food and renewable energy from the ocean. In the future these will be supplied more and more by fish- and seaweed farms and ocean energy(floating) wind turbines. There are also geographical locations where additional housing or logistic hubs are needed. All these developments need a flexible and scalable concept that can support a multitude of activities at sea.
Space@Sea consists of a group of companies, research institutes and universities that will develop a modular concept for multi-use platforms. Standardised floaters that can be produced at low cost will form the basis. The approach will reduce the cost through standardisation in a similar way that containers reduced the cost of transport in the past.
Each floater can support a different function, such as: housing, renewable energy hub, aquafarming (seaweed, algae and fish farms) and logistics equipment. By combining the applications in different ways, Space@Sea will form islands according to the specifications for the location and function at hand. Three specific islands will be validated and demonstrated as part of Space@Sea: An energy hub in the North Sea, aquaculture in the Mediterranean and a floating logistics hub in the Black Sea.
To develop a safe and economically viable floating island, a floater need to be developed that can meet the requirements of the various applications and environmental conditions. At the same time these requirements will be brought together into a standardized design. Technology developments are required for the floater, the shared mooring system, coupling between the floaters and application specific developments.
The Space@Sea consortium aims to overcome these challenges for a sustainable and cost efficient development of our oceans.

Call for proposal

H2020-BG-2017-1
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Funding Scheme

IA - Innovation action

Coordinator

STICHTING MARITIEM RESEARCH INSTITUUT NEDERLAND
Address
Haagsteeg 2
6708 PM Wageningen
Netherlands
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 1 631 787,50

Participants (16)

DeltaSync BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 225 126,13
Address
Molengraaffsingel 12
2629 JD Delft
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ENTWICKLUNGSZENTRUM FUR SCHIFFSTECHNIK UND TRANSPORTSYSTEME EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 473 870
Address
Oststrasse 77
47057 Duisburg
Activity type
Research Organisations
NEMOS GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 236 402,25
Address
Bismarkstrasse 142
47057 Duisburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 819 851,25
Address
Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
MOCEAN OFFSHORE BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 253 136,63
Address
Teleportboulevard 110, Unit 6.21
1043 EJ Amsterdam
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAT HAMBURG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 561 897,50
Address
Am Schwarzenberg Campus 1
21073 Hamburg
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
BLUEWATER ENERGY SERVICES BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 89 687,50
Address
Taurusavenue 46
2132 LS Hoofddorp
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIVERSITAET ROSTOCK
Germany
EU contribution
€ 633 642,50
Address
Universitatsplatz 1
18055 Rostock
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
GICON-GROSSMANN INGENIEUR CONSULT GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 523 972,75
Address
Tiergartenstrasse 48
01219 Dresden
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
STICHTING WAGENINGEN RESEARCH
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 281 110
Address
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
6708 PB Wageningen
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNIVERSITAET DUISBURG-ESSEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 243 771,25
Address
Universitatsstrasse 2
45141 Essen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET GRAZ
Austria
EU contribution
€ 106 882,50
Address
Rechbauerstrasse 12
8010 Graz
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
WATERSTUDIO.NL BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 129 241
Address
Generaal Berenschotlaan 211
2283JM Rijswijk
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ICEPRONAV ENGINEERING SRL
Romania
EU contribution
€ 152 835,38
Address
Str. Portului, Nr. 19A, Etaj 1, Camera 101
800025 Galati
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VAL FOU AS
Norway
EU contribution
€ 55 241,38
Address
Val Vgs
7970 Kolvereid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
GEOSEA NV
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 348 337,50
Address
Scheldedijk 30 Haven 1025
2070 Zwijndrecht
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)