MTR100 '13 Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands

Marine Technology Reporter
Monday, August 19, 2013

Carretera de Taliarte. s/n
Telde, Las Palmas, Spain 35200
Tel: +34 928 134414
Email: carlos.barrera@plocan.eu
Website: www.plocan.eu/en
CEO/President: Dr. Octavio Llinas
Vice President Dr. Joaquin Hernandez-Brito
Number of Employees:35

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands -PLOCAN- is a public consortium facility engaged to promote science and technology developments in the marine and maritime sectors through a cost-effective and sustainable multipurpose services combination as ocean observatory, test site, underwater vehicles base, highly specialized training and innovation hub.

The Tech:
The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands -PLOCAN- is a public consortium facility engaged to promote science and technology developments in the marine and maritime sectors through a cost-effective and sustainable multipurpose services combination as coastal and deep-ocean observatory, test site, underwater vehicles base, highly specialized training and innovation hub. PLOCAN’s main goal is to make available in an efficient and sustainable way all those necessary infrastructures and equipment, enable to provide the permanent service and support required for multidisciplinary technological development related to marine and maritime technologies, as well as the multipurpose operation thereof, generating national and international synergistic cooperation scenarios with technology-based companies and institutions.

 

(As published in the July/August 2013 edition of Marine Technologies - www.seadiscovery.com)
 

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