TIGER Project researchers win awards for their posters at Seanergy

TIGER project partners from University of Exeter and the University of Caen have won awards for their posters presented at the Seanergy conference, held in Le Havre in France in June.

Located in the heart of the conference was a dedicated area to display selected conference posters. The posters were reviewed by a jury and the top three posters earned awards.

The first place Seanergy 2022 R&D Award went to TIGER Project researcher, Stuart Walker from the University of Exeter for their poster “Driving cost reduction in marine energy through component testing“.

One of the two special prizes was awarded to  Philippe Mercier  and Sylvain Guillou, from LUSAC, Université de Caen Normandie, for their poster “Turbulence simulation at a tidal power site: the sensitivity to the inlet boundary condition“.

Organised by Bluesign since 2016, Seanergy is the leading international forum, dedicated to Offshore Renewable Energy, held in a different French city every year.

Seanergy showcases the industry by covering all technologies: fixed and floating wind power, tidal energy, wave energy, marine thermal energy, floating solar, salinity gradients energy and related industries such as: energy storage, digital, decarbonated maritime transports (wind-powered & hydrogen), drones or eco-designed materials.

The event brings together more than 3,500 international players (politicians, ordering institutions (energy operators and industrials), technological experts, NGOs, researchers, investors, and subcontractors) around an exhibition area gathering +200 exhibitors from around the world, industrial and technical talks & presentations, business meetings, pitches and workshops on specific topics related to blue growth economy.

To find out more about Seanergy and additional research poster winners visit their website: https://www.seanergy-forum.com/en/dbec