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Japan and Scotland invest £21million into research and development for the Blue Economy

09 October 2019   A joint initiative between Japan and Scotland, formed two years ago, will see almost £21million invested into underwater technology projects to promote economic growth opportunities in the Blue Economy. Industry body Subsea UK and its technology....

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£1million Funding Available for Floating Offshore Wind Technologies

18 September 2019   £1m of Scottish Government grant funding will be invested in up to ten projects to support technologies that will help the floating offshore wind industry reach its full potential. It is highly likely that some of these....

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NSRI: Tidal Energy

30 November 2018   The International Tidal Energy Summit ( 27th of November) opening address was by Rt Honourable Alistair Carmichael, supporting the Marine renewables industry and how important it is important maintain a leading position and to engage with Parliament is to have single voice, which complements the development of the Marine Energy Council..

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NSRI highlights wave and tidal challenges and opportunities

25 September 2018   The steps which need to be taken to ensure the UK remains at the forefront of wave and tidal energy sectors have been outlined in a report released today (25th September) by the National Subsea Research Initiative....

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NSRI Continue to Support Opportunities in Renewables Sector

07 June 2018   North Sea Solution for Innovation In Corrosion for Energy (NeSSIE) Project looking to work with industry leaders in offshore renewables to develop corrosion solutions that could save the industry in Europe up to EUR 84 000 million....

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NSRI strengthens board to meet demands of diverse energy mix

10 May 2018   The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) has elected two new board members as it looks to expand its capabilities in the growing renewables, mining, defence and aquaculture sectors. Following a strategic review, NSRI identified the need to....

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NSRI to explore wave and tidal opportunities at industry workshop

08 May 2018   In a bid to harness opportunities in the wave and tidal market, The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) is hosting a MasterminingTMworkshop in Aberdeen on Wednesday 16 May for subsea supply chain companies. Scotland is playing a leading role in....

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NSRI Appoints New Director

28 March 2018   The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) has appointed Tony Laing as its new Director of Research and Market Acceleration. Bringing more than 35 years’ experience, Mr Laing will be tasked with ensuring the UK’s subsea technology needs are....

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WES and NSRI assist subsea companies to enter wave and tidal sectors

13 December 2017   Wave Energy Scotland (WES) and National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) have teamed up to assist subsea supply chain companies to break into the wave and tidal energy sectors and engage with the WES research and development programme. A....

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Funding Opportunities: Very Large Scale Wave Energy Generation and Alternative Generation Technologies

21 November 2017   Wave Energy Scotland ITTs, are open via Public Contracts Scotland. WES invites suitably qualified and experienced suppliers to provide a proposal to address the following requirements during the study, whilst offering best value in the expenditure of public....

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NSRI Seeks Project Director to Build on Research

20 November 2017   The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) is recruiting a director to drive market-led research and technology development in the subsea industry..

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Unlocking Marginal Fields at Subsea Expo 2017

19 January 2017   With increasing pressure on the industry to find economically viable ways to develop marginal oil fields in the UK North Sea and further afield, NSRI (National Subsea Research Initiative) is looking to help the industry adopt a....

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NSRI: Small Pools the Key to Securing the Future of the North Sea

19 October 2016   Successfully exploiting the untapped potential of small pools is fundamental to achieving MER UK and to securing the long-term future of the North Sea industry. Without them, we simply become an industry focused on inspection, repair and....

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New Remote, Intertidal Mapping Technology Enters the Market

05 September 2016   Science and industry will now be able to map beaches and sandbanks without getting any feet wet. This follows three years of collaborative research resulting in a new commercial licence between National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and Marlan....

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NSRI Unveils Roadmap to Overcoming Subsea Storage Challenges

01 August 2016   The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) is on a mission to develop technology that will make subsea storage more viable, helping to increase the recovery of hydrocarbons and prolong the life of the North Sea. The industry-led, technology....

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Subsea Facilities Under the Spotlight at NSRI Event

03 May 2016   NSRI (National Subsea Research Initiative) will be hosting an event on 17 May to showcase the facilities that are currently on offer to support the subsea developer community with testing. The workshop will welcome six industry experts from....

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UK can be Leader in Multi-billion Pound Small Pools Sector

29 March 2016   A drive towards exploiting the millions of barrels of oil in the North Sea’s small oil pools could lead the UK’s subsea sector to become world leaders in exploiting hard to recover oil supplies and sustain the....

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Industry-wide Approach Could Unlock in Excess of 1 Billion Barrels of Oil to Give North Sea New Lease of Life

23 February 2016   NSRI (National Subsea Research Initiative) has today called on the industry to come up with a collaborative approach to unlocking the potential of small pools of hydrocarbons in the North Sea. This could pave the way to....

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NSRI to Explore Opportunities in Japan

10 November 2015   In partnership with Scottish Development International (SDI) the National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) will be going on a trade mission to Japan from 16-20th November to explore the opportunities in subsea mining and renewables across East Asia. NSRI will learn about the ongoing....

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NSRI “Hackathons” Aim to Unlock 1.5billion Barrels of Oil from UK North Sea

20 October 2015   NSRI (National Subsea Research Initiative) is leading computer industry-style hackathons that it hopes will lead to ideas that can help unlock up to 1.5 billion barrels of oil from the North Sea. A recent study revealed that 210....

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Video: NSRI Leads the Way on Subsea Technology Innovation

20 October 2015   It’s been an extraordinary year for the National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI), whose launch coincided with the global decline in oil price. Project director Gordon Drummond said while the situation added a whole "new dynamic” to what NSRI was trying to do, the body’s creation has been "hugely positive”..

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Industry Heavy-weights Join NSRI Board as the Race to Develop New Technology Heats Up

21 September 2015   Melfort Campbell and Martin Jones have been appointed to strengthen the board of the National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI). With impressive pedigrees in innovation and technology in the subsea industry, these new board members will help NSRI....

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Companies Target Small Fish, Big Prize

13 August 2015   The UK is targeting the development of approximately 287 "small pools” of hydrocarbons on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) as a means of maximising the recovery of oil and gas left in the ground as well as....

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