Eurofleets+, a leading consortium of research vessels facilitating marine science and research, and GROOM II, an innovative research infrastructure for marine autonomous systems, are pleased to announce a ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster collaborative efforts in advancing the field of marine science. This strategic partnership will focus on sharing experiences, optimising operations, and developing joint training activities to benefit members and users of both initiatives. The aim of this joint initiative is to leverage the strengths of both initiatives to promote the sharing of expertise, optimise operations, and drive innovation in the realm of marine science.
The Eurofleets+ Project is renowned for its commitment to facilitating multidisciplinary marine research by providing access to state-of-the-art research vessels and cutting-edge marine equipment. With a strong emphasis on fostering collaboration among European research communities, Eurofleets+ has been instrumental in promoting knowledge sharing and scientific advancements in the field.
GROOM II has established itself as a key player in the field of ocean observation by developing data interoperability, metadata standardisation, and operational services for Marine Autonomous Systems (MAS). Thanks to its innovative approaches to data integration and federation, GROOM II has paved the way for enhanced data sharing and sustainable research practices.
By joining forces, Eurofleets+ and GROOM II aim to leverage their respective expertise and resources to drive advancements in several key areas:
This MoU represents an exciting milestone in the field of marine science and research, marking the beginning of a collaborative journey that will unlock new opportunities for innovation, knowledge sharing, and enhanced operational practices. Eurofleets+ and GROOM II are committed to working closely together, leveraging their collective strengths to overcome challenges and shape the future of marine science.
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