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From August 2020, GEOmar d.o.o. is Project Partner in the ongoing project: Blue technology – Developing innovative technologies for sustainability of Adriatic Sea, InnovaMare (ID 10248782, Article 13(2) of Regulation (EU) No 1299/2013).

Why Innovamare project?

InnovaMare project will jointly develop and establish an innovation ecosystem model in the area of underwater robotics and sensors for purposes of monitoring and surveillance sector with a mission-oriented on the sustainability of the Adriatic Sea.

The main purpose of InnovaMare the project is to bring cross-border collaboration between science and private sector on a higher level and to facilitate the involvement of SMEs in international networks for research as a way of adding value to SMEs in area of internationalization and technology transfer having in mind all inputs from all stakeholders involved within the project.

What is the main challenge for project implementation?

InnovaMare strategic project will tackle one of the main change – increasing the effectiveness of the innovation activities in the relevant fields of the blue economy – by enhancing the transfer of knowledge within the cooperation area between the enterprises, R&D centers, higher education and the public sector through education and capacity building programs for different stakeholder.

The current activities

DESIGN THINKING WORKSHOP 5-day remote design sprint 26.-30.7.2021. (online)

The Design Sprint is a 5-day process designed to help teams solve big challenges, validate new ideas and improve existing products/services very quickly and efficiently. The original Design Sprint was born at Google Ventures with the purpose of helping their teams innovate faster and better. Since working remotely, we have adjusted some of the elements.

The Sprint consists of a set of very specific exercises that help teams get alignment around a challenge and fosters a collaborative and creative problem-solving setup. The whole idea of the Sprint is to help us be more creative, propose various ideas and decide on a solution we want to test with real users, in just a few days.

What is in scope?

  • Gathering insights from potential users
  • Research of trends and best practices in area of collaboration platforms
  • Defining needs and standards for new interactive web collaboration platform
  • Teamwork in proposing ideas and solutions aligned with user needs and industry trends

BTS summer workshop 25.09.-2.10.2022.

BTS is a summer workshop that encourages interaction and the exchange of knowledge and experience about the field of maritime robotics and its applications. In 7 days participants can gain first-hand knowledge about the latest in scientific research and results, technological achievements, as well as hands-on experience in working with complex and modern underwater systems

GEOmar experts have held a tutorial:


The principle of Multibeam echosounder (MBES) work, technical characteristics and capabilities, problems arising from work, data processing principles and the final product. Practical Exercise to show MBES work with the help of a boat for a hydrographic measure (an 8-meter ship that optimally can accommodate 6 interested participants).