Dutch Maritime Lab Offers Free Tank-Test Slots
MARIN has launched an intitiative offering 6 free basin slots of two weeks (80 basin hours including advice by a qualified test engineer) to qualified 'small & medium enterprise' (MKB) clients.
This initiative is launched to stimulate innovation in the Dutch maritime sector and to lower the threshold for MKB (Small & Medium Enterprise) clients to test their new ideas/concepts. These tests allow feasibility checks and improvements in an early phase of a new concept developments (they are not meant as final or formal tests of a design, or for optimisation of existing designs).
Included in the package is a one day workshop with the MARIN Project Manager and Project Engineer. This total offer represents a value of 40,000 Euros per client and is a MARIN offer (not a governmental subsidy). Clients are able to bring in their own models, but MARIN can also assist in model making and instrumentation (at normal rates).
For application (first call closes December 1, 2013) and information please contact Jaap de Wilde, +31 317 49 34 93, firstname.lastname@example.org