The Irish Maritime and Energy Resource Cluster (IMERC) today named Resolute Marine Limited (RML) the winner of its “Innovator of the Year” award. The award is sponsored by the global professional services firm EY and includes a cash prize and advisory services.
RME CEO Bill Staby said; “We’re pleased to, once again, be recognized for the vitally important and innovative work we are doing.” “IMERC has been a great addition to our global network of partners and we are committed to building our presence at “The Entrepreneur Ship” at IMERC.”
About RML: Resolute Marine Limited is the Irish subsidiary of US-based Resolute Marine Energy (RME). RME is preparing to deploy a unique technology that harnesses ocean wave energy to produce fresh water and electricity in “off grid” areas of the world. RME’s initial focus is on significantly improving access to water and electricity for coastal populations and agricultural operations in developing countries, islands and resorts
About IMERC: IMERC was launched in 2010 when three institutions came together with a shared vision to promote Ireland as a world-renowned research and development location that unlocks Ireland’s maritime and energy potential. It is an integrated institutional arrangement promoting the capabilities in the maritime and energy fields of Cork Institute of Technology, the Irish Naval Service and University College Cork
About “The Entrepreneur Ship”: The Entrepreneur Ship is the first dedicated marine innovation center in Ireland providing companies with access to an ecosystem of world class training, talent, research and test bed facilities through the IMERC partners in Cork