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Determination of optimal parameters for a radio-wave method’s device for oil pollution detection and contouring

“MASINBUVES KOMPETENCES CENTRS” Ltd. from 1st of April, 2019 to 31st of December, 2021 is implementing project No. 1.2.1.1/18/A/008 “Center of Excellence in Mechanical Engineering” within the framework of the program “Growth and Employment”, specific objective No. 1.2.1. “Increase private-sector investment in R&D”, measure No. 1.2.1.1. “Support for the development of new products and technologies within centers of excellence”.

On 2nd of November 2020, RNA Technology within the project “Center of Excellence in Mechanical Engineering” started a research project No. 1.8 “Determination of optimal parameters for a radio-wave method’s device for oil pollution detection and contouring”. The overall aim of the research project is to develop a technical task in order to produce the prototype of the radio-wave method’s device for oil pollution detection and contouring to a depth of 40 meters. The main goal of the radio-wave method is the practical ability to operatively and clearly identify and contour oil-contaminated soil plots that cannot be reached by air or other alternative monitoring and control methods. This provides an opportunity to make and implement management decisions for environmental disaster prevention in a timely manner.

It is planned to implement the research project by 30th of April, 2021. The total budget of the research project is estimated at EUR 66’380.00 including the European Regional Development Fund co-financing amounting to EUR 48’412.00.


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