Project Partners

1.    TWI Ltd – United Kingdom

www.twi.co.uk

        TWI

TWI will manage the Coordinating Action on behalf of the REMO Consortium.

TWI is one of Europe’s largest independent research and technology organisations. Based at Abington near Cambridge since 1946, TWI provides industry with technical support in materials, composites, welding, structural integrity, failure investigation, inspection, NDT and associated technologies. TWI is a non-profit distributing, membership-based company, with 3,500 members from 60 countries around the world. TWI has over 435 skilled staff and a turnover of €45million. TWI is extensively involved in collaborative research and technology transfer projects across all of its technologies and industry sectors. Collaborative projects currently represent 20-25% of TWI’s total project activity and therefore a very important source of knowledge for TWI’s Industrial members and project partners alike.

2.    WLB Ltd – Cyprus

www.wlbltd.eu

 WLB

WLB is an independent consulting and software development company that specializes in the systems analysis, design and implementation of technical software. WLB has been established to service the needs of clients who need complex analytical expertise or software developed that requires detailed technical expertise, typically for Industrial Automation, Computer Aided Engineering and Sensor Technologies. WLB has successfully managed and implemented a wide variety of projects in the Government, Power, Defence, Infrastructures & Transportation, Utilities & Industry and Healthcare industries.

3.    Degima – Spain

www.degima.es

 Degima

Degima is a manufacturing company of steel pieces. Degima’s facilities comprise welding and fitter facilities as well as a technical office. Degima is a shipbuilder and manufacture prototypes that produce power from the waves. They also work with stainless steel. Regarding research projects, Degima has manufactured a buoy in a project to install a wave energy capturing system in Santoña. This is the first system of its kind to be installed on the shores of Europe. The buoy is a huge metal structure that will house equipment for harnessing the energy of waves. Other components they supply include the structure of an electric submarine substation. Further activity within the energy sector includes a regular collaboration with the nuclear industry. Degima has built a prestigious reputation in manufacturing components for nuclear power plants and is familiar with operating within the highly stringent requirements of quality control demanded in this sector.

4.    Co-Services – Belgium

www.coservices.be

 CoServices

Co-Services is a leading predictive Maintenance Technologies Company. Their purpose is to provide and implement Reliability Based Maintenance products, services and training to enhance industrial profitability and to provide innovative maintenance focused solutions. Co-Services has expertise in condition monitoring and reliability improvement services for a number of industries e.g. power, automotive, pulp & paper, steel, food and beverage, chemical and petro-chemical.

5.    Stirling Dynamics Ltd – United Kingdom

 www.stirling-dynamics.com

 

Stirling

STIRLING DYNAMICS LTD specialises in simulation and analysis for extreme environments. The company expertise includes the development of condition monitoring systems and the provision of engineering design services for the subsea oil & gas, marine renewables and waste to energy markets. Stirling’s knowledge and cross industry skill-set is based on over 25 years experience working in the aerospace, marine and industrial sectors for many major customers.

6.    Brunel University – United Kingdom

www.brunel.ac.uk/bic

 Brunel

The overall mission of Brunel University and in particular of the Brunel Innovation Centre (UBRUN) is to establish a world class research centre focusing on acoustic waves and allied technologies covering sensors, electronics and software systems. UBRUN aims to develop a financially sustainable, research capability, drawing on Brunel’s existing strengths, to complement and underpin research and development activities in the field of sensors and instrumentations. It provides a focus for the conduct of research and development, the training of students, the sharing of access to facilities and the transfer of research outcomes to industrial collaborators. UBRUN is one of the top research centres in Brunel. 95% of academics in the Brunel’s School achieved international standard, with 100% achieving this level in General engineering (based on the 2008 UK Research Assessment Exercise). The published results of the RAE2008, which placed General Engineering at Brunel in the 5th position in the UK in terms of research power, have shown the quality and volume of the department’s research output which has contributed to over 50% of the RAE submission (UoA25) in both research man-power and profile. The last quarter was also a remarkably active and successful period for Engineering research centres in terms of conducting funded research work particularly to EU FP7 framework programme and attracting over £5M worth of research grants from both the EPSRC and the REA in the field of sensors, instrumentations and telecommunications. UBRUN has a strong international track record in the numerical modelling and experimental design (design of experiments) in the areas of ultrasonic transducer modelling, design and implementation.

7.    Engitec Limited – Cyprus

www.engitec-ltd.eu

 engitec

Engitec in a high-tech SME company which aims to provide advanced non-destructive testing inspection services, development of customised software for industrial applications, finite element modelling and metallurgical expertise to its customers. Engitec has a strong Research and Development orientation with almost half of its overall turnover being related to research and development activities whilst the remaining is related to the provision of services and consultancy. The company offers its expertise on structural integrity evaluation of critical industrial structures and is heavily involved in the advancing of inspection technology through the development of advanced signal analysis methods and modelling the response of various sensors types.

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