A Short Description of the UCC
University College Cork (UCC) is a leading research and higher education institution in Ireland, with a strong track record in Marine Renewable Energy. Recently (2017) named as The Times University of the Year, UCC is one of the leading partners of MaREI, the Marine and Renewable Energy Centre Ireland; it also owns and manages, through its Environmental Research Institute, the National Ocean Test Facility (NOTF-LIR) in Ringaskiddy, in the outskirts of Cork.
The research centre involved in the project will be the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) and, in particular, MaREI (Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland). MaREI has coordinated numerous European and national projects around marine energy themes, including MARINET, MARINET2, MARINERG-i, TIDES, MARIBE, COMMON SENSE (implementation of European Union Marine Policies), etc.
The main tasks allocated to UCC in Iliad
UCC will contribute to WP1, WP2, WP5, WP7, WP8, WP10 and WP11.
University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork
WP1 | Co-designing the Digital Twins of the Oceans
WP2 | Data Acquisition from Pilots/Collection of Existing Databases
WP5 | DTO Modeling and Analytics services
WP7 | Demonstration and impact assessment of Iliad pilots
WP8 | Policy Impact Facility
WP10 | Stakeholder Engagement and Capacity Building
WP11 | Outreach, Communication and Dissemination