THeoREM - News and Events

  • ResourceCODE: First year of hindcast produced
    September 23, 2020
    IFREMER and Centrales Nantes are both partners of the European project ResourceCODE (Ocean Energy Era-Net Cofund) which aims at developing a specific platform dedicated to resource assessment and design and optimisation of Offshore Renewable Energy converters. This platform combines an high resolution wave hindcast database and a statistical analysis toolbox made available through a dedicated web portal designed so as to facilitate data access and processing.
  • Ocean Demo third call to focus on progression towards multi device installations
    June 2, 2020
    The EU-funded Ocean DEMO project opened its 3rd call today. Successful applicants will receive free access to test their ocean energy products and services in real sea environments at the project’s network of test centres.
  • Ocean DEMO call 2 awards support to ten technology developers
    April 2, 2020
    The EU-funded Ocean DEMO project has awarded recommendations for support to ten offshore renewable energy developers under its 2nd call. The awards will support developers on their path to commercialisation and ease the transition of ocean energy towards multi-device farms by providing free access to open sea test sites.
  • "MERS", the first Carnot institute for ocean research
    February 14, 2020
    The MERS Carnot Institute (Marine Engineering Research for sustainable, safe and smart Seas) was one of 37 Carnot Institutes to be granted official certification on 7 February for a period of 4 years. Its ambition is to boost collaboration between companies and research laboratories to develop sustainable and ocean-friendly maritime activities.
  • LDV 3D point measurements in 2020 in the Ifremer wave-current flume tank!
    February 3, 2020
    In December 2019, a new three-component laser velocimetry (LDV) was installed in the Ifremer wave-current flume tank.
  • Marine Energy Alliance opens second call for applications
    January 6, 2020
    The aim of MEA is to progress the technical and commercial maturity level of early-stage (TRL 3 – 4) marine energy technology companies with the overall goal of reducing the risk of device failure in subsequent demonstration phases.
  • The LHEEA is recruiting a Hydrodynamic Engineer (m/f)
    January 6, 2020
    The advertised position is within the Hydrodynamic, Energetic and AtmosphericEnvironment Research Laboratory (LHEEA), whose missions include development of marine renewable energy, human and environmental safety in marine activities,reduction of polluting emissions associated with marine and terrestrial transport, and urban air quality. The position is attached to LHEEA’s hydrodynamic and oceanengineering tank (BHGO).
  • Ocean DEMO Access: 2nd Call for Applications
    January 2, 2020
    The main objective of Ocean DEMO (Demonstration Programme for Ocean Energy Pilot Farms and Supporting Technologies) is to help North West Europe enterprises working in low carbon technology to accelerate their transition from single prototype to multi-device farms by providing free access to world-leading test centres.
  • Ifremer Post-Doctoral position: Numerical study of VAWT for floating application
    December 19, 2019
    The main goal of this postdoctoral position is to develop tools dedicated to VAWT to simulate the aerodynamic and hydrodynamic behavior of a FOWT with a vertical axis rotor.
  • THeoREM facilities involved in the MaRINET2 floating offshore wind Round Robin programme
    December 12, 2019
    The second leg of the trials for the MaRINET2 ( ) Offshore Wind Round Robin testing program to be conducted at IFREMER’s Wave tank is now ongoing.
  • Free access to THeoREM facilities
    August 15, 2019
    MaRINET2 (Marine Renewables Infrastructure Network) is an European Commission (Horizon 2020 programme) funded initiative.
  • THeoREM facilities involved in the MaRINET2 floating offshore wind Round Robin programme
    July 2, 2019
    The first trials of the Offshore Wind Round Robin testing program of the MaRINET ( project have been conducted.
  • First Resourcecode steering meeting
    June 13, 2019
    Partners of the Resourcecode project gathered at the IFREMER Bretagne center on June 13th 2019 to hold the first Resourcecode steering meeting.
  • THeoREM, MaRINET2 project partner
    October 31, 2018
    MaRINET2 (Marine Renewables Infrastructure Network) is an initiative funded by the European Commission (Horizon 2020 program)
  • THeoREM attending the "Rendez-Vous Carnot" 2018
    October 1, 2018
    "Les rendez-vous Carnot" will be held on 17/18 October 2018 in Lyon Convention Centre. The event is designed for businesses of all sizes to meet major players in R&D and make their projects a reality.
  • FWP technical visit of the SEM-REV site
    September 13, 2018
    The third annual Floating Wind Power (FWP) Atlantic Forum, sponsored by its institutional partners - Brittany and the Pays de la Loire region– will be held from 19 to 21 September 2018.Centrale Nantes is co-organising the forum's technical visits, since the morning of the 21st September is set aside for a visit onboard ship of the Centrale Nantes SEM-REV offshore test site. SEM-REV is also one of test facilitiesTHeoREM research infrastructure.
  • JOB OFFER : Ocean Engineer at IFREMER
    July 2, 2018 - July 31, 2018
    The LCSM laboratory operates test basins in Brest and Boulogne-sur-Mer for hydrodynamic studies or qualification assessments. These experimental facilities are used for internal or external applications in cooperation with academics, SMEs, TPE, ETI or large groups.
  • JOB OFFER : Physical Measurement Engineer at IFREMER
    July 2, 2018 - July 17, 2018
    In the LCSM laboratory, the recruited engineer will be placed under the hierarchical responsibility of the laboratory manager and assigned to the Brest ocean basin. He / she will contribute to research activities combining experimental modeling in national or international projects for subjects of surface hydrodynamics in general and secondly to the provision of experimental means for internal or external applications.
  • MET-CERTIFIED organises a visit to the IFREMER test facility in Boulogne-sur-Mer on 15/06
    June 15, 2018
    ICOE is taking place in Cherbourg, France from 12 to 14 June 2018. MET-CERTIFIED is offering an added bonus: a visit to the IFREMER test facility in Boulogne-sur-Mer on 15 June.
  • THeoREM present at Seanergy/ICOE 2018
    June 12, 2018 - June 14, 2018
    ICOE and SEANERGY team up in 2018 to hold the world's biggest event in Marine Energies in Cherbourg, Normandy – France, from 12 to 14 June.
  • MARINERG-i Science Plan & Design Study Workshop
    June 7, 2018 - June 8, 2018
    IFREMER is organizing the MARINERG-i Science Plan & Design Study Workshop on 7-8 June 2018.
  • Open day for Marine Renewable Energies
    May 25, 2018
    The ocean test facilities of Centrale Nantes will be open to the public on Friday 25 May as part of the Renewable Energy Days.
  • THeoREM listed on the 2018 national research infrastructure roadmap
    May 17, 2018
    The THeoREM research infrastructure - a network of test facilities for hydrodynamics and Marine Renewable Energies, supported by Ifremer and Centrale Nantes - joined the research infrastructure roadmap of the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation in 2018.
Published on June 1, 2018 Updated on April 15, 2019