Blue Accelerator
allows offshore testing

above sea level
at sea level
below sea level
 
Below sea level

Potential cases include:

Corrosion testing

Autonomous underwater vehicles, drones and robotics

Offshore marine aquaculture and algae

Research applications on the seabed

At sea level

Potential cases include:

Corrosion testing

Wave energy

Offshore marine aquaculture and algae

Monitoring of sea characteristics

Above sea level

Potential cases include:

Use of drones in offshore circumstances

Testing linked to variable weather conditions

Data transmissions

Wind energy

Hydrogen

...

Dimensions

Height of the research platform:

25 m

(mudline to platform topdeck)

Diameter tower at water surface:

1.22 m

Dimensions platform (approximately):

Length: 7 m

Width: 3.5 m

Height: 4 m

Technological Readiness Level

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

Blue Accelerator ranges from 4 tot 7.

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Test facilities for all your
blue growth innovations

In addition to Blue Accelerator in Ostend, the broader Flanders area offers you a whole chain of test facilities, ranging from TRL 1 to 9, inbedded in a large blue growth network of expertise.

Download our brochure to find the blue growth test facility that meets your requirements.

Are you looking to set up offshore testing?

Get in touch and let's discuss how Blue Accelerator could provide solutions for your R&D projects?

+32 470 64 06 95

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