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LABIMA Laboratorio di Ingegneria Marittima


LABIMA participates to MaRINET2, the Marine Renewables Infrastructure Network project, offering access to the use of the Wave-Current Flume installation (EU-H2020 project).

MaRINET2, is composed of 39 organizations who collaborate to progress offshore renewable energy technologies in Europe. It aims to accelerate the development of wave, tidal and offshore wind energy technologies and infrastructure by opening up access to 57 test facilities across 13 European countries. The project is now in its second iteration, and it is supported by the EU's Horizon 2020 programme. This second phase will run from 2017 to 2021.

Access costs are borne by the EU in order to encourage those for whom normal access costs may be too great (e.g. SMEs) and to accelerate development of the sector through testing and development of ideas, devices etc. 
For details on eligibility criteria, how to apply, available testing infrastructures etc., please visit the MaRINET2 website:


How to get to LABIMA

Florence is well-connected with the rest of Italy and with Europe, and is easy to get to by air or land. Florence airport (4km far from the city center) and Pisa Airport (80km far from the city center) are both served by the main international companies as well as by some EU low cost companies. You can get to Florence flying from all the major EU capitals for less then 100 euros! Arriving by plane in Florence or Pisa airports, you can easily reach the city centre by bus, taxi or train. Read more ...


From Florence airport, you can get to LABIMA by taxi (20 euros) or by the bus. Once at the airport, use the bus service called "vola in bus" to get to Firenze SMN train station (6.5euro) and then use the bus number 4 to get to LABIMA, School of Engineering bus stop (1.5 euro).  

Florence offers a wide variety of hotels covering many prices. All of them are well connected through the public transport system.
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, sited at a maximum distance of 25 minutes on foot far from the LABIMA.

For further information, contact the LABIMA  Director Lorenzo Cappietti

ultimo aggiornamento: 17-Ott-2017
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