RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
KEY R&D INSTITUTIONS AND RELEVANT R&D PROJECTS
The Mexican Innovation Centre for Ocean Energy (CEMIE Oceano) was officially launched in December 2015, and will focus on the development of technological roadmaps, and on the definition of priority topics for scientific research and ocean energy technologies within the country, as well as the training and specialization of human resources and joining the efforts from academia and industry. The resources will be granted for up to 348 million pesos, over a period of four years. Together, the Sustainable Energy Fund, institutions and participating companies will contribute with a total investment of 374 million pesos.
In the first year, the Advisory Council of CEMIE Ocean will be coordinated by the Institute of Engineering of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and will involve 50 institutions and four companies comprising the consortium.