MARINCOMP represented at opening of research facility

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. has officially opened the UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy, which will provide Ireland with world-class infrastructure for renewable energy and maritime research to power the ‘blue economy’. The 4,700m squared five storey building features state-of-the-art wave simulators, test tanks, workshops and offices. MARINCOMP was represented on the day by Prof Conchúr Ó Brádaigh, Principle Investigator of MARINCOMP and Director of MaREI.

There was a poster display on the day which included the MARINCOMP research poster.

Opening Day

Left to Right: Dr. Valerie Cummins (IMERC), Prof Conchúr Ó Brádaigh (MARINCOMP/MaREI/UCC), Minister Alex White TD , EU Commissioner Karmenu Vella, Minister Simon Coveney TD, Taoiseach Enda Kenna TD, Prof Mark Ferguson (SFI), Prof Tony Lewis (MaREI/UCC), Sean Kelly MEP, Dr Michael Murphy (President, UCC).