The R&D&I Platform in Marine Energies of Catalonia (PLEMCAT), led by the Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) and supported by the Generalitat of Catalunya through the Institut Català d’Energia (ICAEN), will be a unique infrastructure for developing pioneering and innovative projects for the development of floating offshore wind and other marine energies in the Mediterranean Sea, as well as related sciences and technologies.
The Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) is a research center in energy, which is part of the CERCA system, and has the TECNIO accreditation. IREC is recognized as a reference research center in the field of energy at an international level. Its participation in PLEMCAT demonstrates its commitment to the development of innovative and sustainable solutions to address the energy challenges of the future.
PLEMCAT has the support of the Generalitat de Catalunya. In addition, according to the resolution of 21st July 2023, the application for a grant for Subprogram 1, dedicated to R&D&I platforms, has been admitted into the Provisional Resolution Proposal of the Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico, in collaboration with IDAE.