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Professor Chris Reason -University of Cape Town- visits PLOCAN

Professor Chris Reason, Department of Oceanography, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Cape Town (South Africa), has visited PLOCAN facilities as part of his activities during the stay he is conducting in Gran Canaria in collaboration with the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC). Joined by representatives of the OFyGA/ECOAQUA research group

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PLOCAN reinforces its position in marine renewable energies at Seanergy 2024

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) has consolidated its position as an international benchmark in marine renewable energies during its participation in Seanergy 2024, the leading forum in the sector held in Nantes, France, on June 26 and 27. This event, which brought together more than 4,000 participants and 200 exhibitors from 30

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PLOCAN joins the Autonomous Ship Expo & Conference 2024

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) has joined the 2024’s edition of the Autonomous Ship Expo & Conference, an international leading forum for the unmanned maritime navigation sector, held in Amsterdam within the framework of the Electric & Hybrid Marine Expo 2024, with an approximate final balance of 2,500 attendees, 150 speakers and

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PLOCAN co-organises the Technological Innovation and Industry sessions during the JERICO-S3 2024 General Assembly in Brest

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) organized the technological innovation session at the recent JERICO-S3 2024 General Assembly. Held from April 18 to 21 in Brest, France, the event brought together experts and representatives from major European coastal research infrastructures. Eric Delory, PLOCAN’s representative and leader of Work Package 7 (WP7) on Technological

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VI final event of the program ‘PrimROV: sea, science and robotics in Primary School’

The facilities of the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands in Taliarte welcomed almost a hundred participants on the occasion of the VI final event of the program ‘PrimROV: sea, science and robotics in Primary’ whose main objective is to promote and encourage scientific-technical vocations in children at an early age. During the 2023-2024 school

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XII EDUROVs final event: PLOCAN’s Educational Marine Robotics workshop

The onshore facilities of the Oceanic Platform Consortium of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) hosted the exhibition of the prototypes developed in the 12th edition of the Educational Marine Robotics Workshop (EDUROVs), in which seventeen schools in the Canary Islands took part. Eighty students from 10 secondary schools, 3 from Fuerteventura: IES Gran Tarajal, IES Vigán,

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EDUROVs and Renewable Energy and Hydrogen at FIMAR 2024

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands participated in the 13th edition of the International Marine Fair, held at the Sanapú dock in the port of Las Palmas, which attracted more than 15,000 visitors, as it is an event that brings together important sectors of the blue economy, nautical sport, research and science. At the

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PLOCAN contribution to the IUGC2024 international conference on glider technologies

The headquarters of the Voice of the Ocean (VOTO) Foundation in Gothenburg (Sweden) hosts the biannual international conference on autonomous marine glider technologies (from English, glider), under the name IUGC2024, with the attendance of nearly 200 delegates representing user groups and operators worldwide, and the leading manufacturers of this type of cutting-edge ocean-observing systems. The

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PLOCAN at the Annual General Assembly of the European Ocean Observing System, EuroGOOS

The European Ocean Observing System EuroGOOS, an association of national government agencies, research institutions and private companies committed to oceanography in the context of the Global Intergovernmental Ocean Observing System (GOOS), has held its annual general assembly of members, which has taken place at the headquarters of the Hydrographic Institute of Portugal in Lisbon. EuroGOOS

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The Secretary General for Research meets with scientists and technicians from PLOCAN

The Secretary General for Research of the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities, Eva Ortega Paíno, met with the scientific and technical staff of the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands following the meeting of the ICTS Strategic Council. The Government of the Canary Islands and the State held the fifty-second meeting of the PLOCAN

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