Students from Nizhny Novgorod won gold at the IYIA 2018 contest in Indonesia

Russian students won 12 gold and 5 silver medals at the 5th International Young Inventors Award – IYIA 2018. Grand Prix with a cash prize was received by Alexander Dudkov from Nizhny Novgorod, a representative of the Nizhny Novgorod Children’s Shipping Company, for the project of “Sail-Wing”, a robotic ship model for autonomous monitoring of water areas powered by wind and sun .

Gold medal was awarded to another Nizhny Novgorod student – Vladimir Krupa for the Eco-Boat project: autonomous vehicle to collect garbage from the surface of the water areas. (more…)

MARINET Conference at the International Far Eastern Maritime Show

On July 28, 2018 in Vladivistok (Russky Island) MARINET is hosting the International Conference within the International Far Eastern Maritime Show. The conference is dedicated to the international cooperation and promotion of high technologies for the maritime industry, development of links between high tech companies, scientific and educational centers of Asia Pacific region as well as other countries.

The conference will be open at 10:00 in the Morskoy ConferenceRoom (the building B of the International Far Eastern Maritime Show). Registration is open from 9:00.

The conference program is available at the International Far Eastern Maritime Show web site. It includes four sections and the open meeting of the Far Eastern MARINET working group: (more…)

EcoWave: the unique expedition on a solar-powered vessel has began

May 19, 2018 in St. Petersburg the EcoWave (Ecowolna) expedition – the scientific and technical festival has began. The expedition is held within the framework of MARINET’s project “Engineering Competitions”. The solar powered catamaran departed from St. Petersburg on the route Veliky Novgorod – Moscow – Astrakhan. From the Baltic to the Caspian Sea along the rivers Neva, Oka, Volga, the catamaran will pass more than 5000 kilometers through 20 regions of Russia within 90 days.

This project is aimed at the development of the high-tech water transport, which can be launched into mass production soon. Also, it opens the scientific and creative potential of young specialists involved in the project. And during the expedition the members will provide several researches and will gather valuable scientific data. (more…)

Graduates of the program “Big Challenges” will take part in the world scientific fair IntelISEF

A team of talented students who took part in the “Big Challenges” program at the Sirius Educational Center in 2017 will represent Russia at the world scientific fair IntelISEF (USA), the awards of which are called the “small Nobel Prize”. Schoolchildren present two projects implemented in the “Big Challenges” program in the direction of World Ocean Development, organized with the support of MARINET: “Modeling of floating objects on the sea surface” and “Assessment of anthropogenic pressure on the Russian part of the Black Sea”.

The opportunity to represent Russia at the world scientific fair IntelISEF was won by students at the XIV Baltic Science and Engineering Competition on February 6-8, 2018 in St. Petersburg. The Baltic Science and Engineering Competition has been held in St. Petersburg since 2005 and is one of the largest scientific competitions for schoolchildren in Russia. (more…)

Educational program for design of vessels using renewable energy

The SSU has developed an educational program for advanced training for the ANO “National Center for Engineering Competitions and Competitions”: “The Theory of Design of Vessels Using Alternative (Renewable) Sources of Energy”, Portnews reported.

On September 20-30 an approbation of this program of additional professional education was carried out in the educational and laboratory complex of REC “Center for Marine Research and Technologies”. 12 students took part (the direction of training is the design and construction of vessels and oceanic equipment ships). The program plan is designed for 72 academic hours. Classes were held in full-time for 9 days for 8 academic hours.

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R&D works within Development-NTI Program are presented at the conference in Novorossiysk

On 17 October 2017, Admiral Ushakov Maritime State University hosted the regional conference of MARINET in Novorossiysk. Among traditional issues for the regional conference the participants reviewed preliminary results of 20 R&D works developed within the framework of Development-NTI Program.

The regional conference gathered over 30 participants including representatives of Admiral Ushakov Maritime State University, regional companies and organizations as well as MARINET experts.

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First international agreements are signed by MARINET in China

The first international business mission in the MARINET history has been succesfully completed with signing of four agreements and more than 10 MoI. MARINET projects to be placed in CTEX (China technology exchange), MARINET participants have estableshed direct links with Chinese partners while MARINET will continue active development of international cooperation and promotion in China and in other countries.

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MARINET regional conference in Kaliningrad on 21 July

The regional conference of MARINET will be open on 21st of July at 10:00 in the main building of Kaliningrad State Technical University. During the conference the representatives of Kaliningrad companies, research and training centers will be able to know more about MARINET activities and take part in the meeting of the MARINET Human Resource Development expert group. Also you will see the regional stage of the Solar Regatta, engineer competition provided within the MARINET roadmap implementation.