Our operations and objectives are supported by leading institutions in the field of renewable ocean energy.
The Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Florida Atlantic University seeks to advance the science and technology of recovering energy from the oceans’ renewable resources, with special emphasis on those resources available to the southeastern US: initially focusing on ocean currents and offshore thermal resources. By playing a leadership role, the SNMREC helps promote economic development and energy independence for the nation.
INSEAN is a Research Institute active in the field of naval architecture and marine engineering within the frame of the National Research Council of Italy, CNR”, Established in 1927, and known since then as “Italian Ship Model Basin“, INSEAN permanently employs 117 people: 41 researchers and engineers, 60 technicians and 16 administration employees. They are known worldwide for the size of their facilities, advanced measurement systems, and quality of their research. INSEAN conducts extensive research in the disciplines of naval architecture and marine engineering.
Research Director Head of Institute
Dr. Emilio Campana
Senior Research Scientist Safrema Project Coordinator
Dr. Fabio Di Felice
Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Francesco Salvatore
Research Scientist Hydrodynamics
Dr. Claudio Testa
Dr. Francesco La Gala
Dr. Danilo Calcagni
Dr. Luca Greco
The Ocean Energy Systems Technology Collaboration Program (OES) is an intergovernmental collaboration between countries, which operates under framework established by the International Energy Agency in Paris. As the authoritative international voice on ocean energy they collaborate internationally to accelerate the viability, uptake and acceptance of ocean energy systems in an environmentally acceptable manner.
Executive Committee Secretary General
SSPA’s vision is to be recognized as the most rewarding partner for innovative and sustainable maritime development. They want to contribute with new solutions to be able to achieve a long-term sustainable and environmentally friendly society for both those of us who live here today and for future generations.
Dr. David Eckerdal