Professor Simon Evetts and John Vickers continue discussions with leading UK universities to form a collaborative ‘Academic Partnership’ that underpins Blue Abyss’ future R&D and training capabilities.
A consortium including Blue Abyss, Imperial College London, Oxford University, UCL and University of Surrey has been successful in reaching the second round of a bid for a share of a £40 million robotics R&D grant.
RAID UK & Malta have begun the lengthy process of helping to recruit the 35-strong team for Blue Abyss. Hundreds of individuals have already registered their interest, proving competition for the positions will be heated.
The subsea centre of excellence at Blue Abyss will offer the perfect arena to research and test solutions to issues challenging offshore windfarm development. Celia Anderson explains more to the Wind Energy Network.