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SFI Smart Ocean - Technology for monitoring and management of a healthy and productive ocean.

Photo/ill.: Randi H Eilertsen, UiB
Photo/ill.: Randi H Eilertsen, UiB

SFI Smart Ocean vision is realisation of a generic autonomous and flexible wireless multi-parameter marine observation system for reliable management of a productive and healthy ocean.

The main application is environment, structure and marine life.

GCE Ocean Technology has played a major role in the conceptualisation and establishment of Smart Ocean, that was granted SFI status June 2020.

Learn more about SFI Smart Ocean.

Project Owners University of Bergen (host). R&D Partners: UiB, NORCE, FFI, HVL, IMR, NERSC. Project owners: Aanderaa Data Instruments, Octio Environmental Monitoring, Halfwave Subsea, Metas, Kongsberg Maritime, Tampnet, Bouvet, Directorate of Fisheries, Petroleum Safety Authority, Aker Solutions, GCE Ocean Technology, GCE NODE, Ocean Innovation Norwegian Catapult Centre and two major oil and gas operators. 
Period 2020 - 2028
Funding Research Council of Norway
Result Granted SFI status June 2020. 96 million in funding from the Research Council of Norway. Total budget of close to 300 million NOK.


Contact Information

Jon O. Hellevang

R&D Manager

Jon O. Hellevang