Collaborative modular underwater robotic system for long-term autonomous operations (REMORA) (39341)

Project Details

Description

In this project we aim to bootstrap new high-impact underwater robotics activities at DTU. We propose to develop a novel robotic platform, the REMORA1 system, for research, education and innovation. The objectives of the project are to develop the necessary infrastructure, i.e., underwater robotic system, test facilities, educational framework and external collaboration, to perform world-class research and innovation in the area of offshore underwater robotic technology.

With this project we aim to eventually strengthen the Danish maritime sector in dealing with the high cost and technical challenges of inspections and maintenance in increasing amount of offshore installations. The project is a collaboration between DTU Electrical Engineering, DTU Mechanical Engineering and DTU Aqua who have complementary expertise within development and innovation of robotic technology and applications of underwater robotics.

Partners
DTU Aqua, National Institute of Aquatic Resources
DTU Electrical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering (coordinator)
DTU Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Funding
This project is funded by A/S Dampskibsselskabet Orients Fond.

Research area: Observation Technology
Research area: Oceanography
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date21/12/201521/12/2017

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