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The Norwegian Motion Lab was opened on the 27th of November, with speeches from the all the parties involved in the realization of the laboratory: the University of Agder, the Research Council of Norway, NORCOWE and J.B. Ugland Eiendom AS.

 

 

Left: Dag Aasland, Vice President UiA.

Right: Rune Volla, Department Director of the Division for Energy, Resources and Environment at RCN.

 

The opening also included a demonstration run by PhD student Magnus Kjelland, where heave compensation was used when depositing an object onto the moving Stewart platform. A representative from Bosch Rexroth, the producer of the platform, was also present at the opening.

 

 

Manouvering towards the moving Stewart platform. The second Stewart platform is seen in the background.

 

Geir Hovland, UiA, announced that there had been a lot of interest for the Motion Lab at EWEA Offshore in November, with several projects being planned. Please visit the webpage for more information about the Norwegian Motion Lab and previous projects.

 

 

Left: Geir Hovland, UiA, and Rune Volla, NFR, declaring the lab open

Right: Klaus Schöffel, Teknova, and Kristin G. Frøysa, Centre Director NORCOWE

 

Links:

Unikt laboratorium åpnet ved UiA - Agderposten 28.11

UiA med verdensunik lab - Grimstad Adressetidende 28.11 

 

 

 

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