Welcome to the NSRI
The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) is the research arm of Subsea UK. It has been set up to bring academia and industry together to collaborate on getting technology to market much more quickly. The NSRI aims to be the focal point for the co-ordination of research and development activities for the UK’s subsea sector.
The NSRI operates across the following industries within the subsea sector:
- Oil and Gas
- Offshore Wind
- Subsea Mining
- Wave and Tidal
- Ocean Science
To support its operations NSRI launched the "NSRI Matchmaker", designed to pair your technology or innovation needs with the university or specialist research centre that can help you. Matchmaker aims to provide the best and most relevant contacts for collaboration needed to progress the development of new technology. Further information on the "NSRI Matchmaker" and how your company can join can be found on the "NSRI Matchmaker" website.
Add Your Details to Matchmaker
Information on joining NSRI’s Matchmaker database can be found here.Open
- Subsea Springboard: Focus on Reducing Operational Costs (15th September 2016)
- SAMS: Global Marine Sustainability Workshop (20th September 2016)
The NSRI is involved with the small pools theme, identified by the Oil and Gas Technology Leadership Board (TLB) as a key enabler in Maximising Economic Recovery from the UK Continental Shelf. The theme is being championed by a team of representatives from Centrica, EnQuest, GE, Magma Global and the NSRI. The NSRI is acting as the implementation body that will deliver upon the objectives identified by the team.
The NSRI is currently looking at expanding to incorporate the Offshore Wind and Subsea Mining industries into its "NSRI Matchmaker" website. This includes defining the technological needs of the industries in collaboration with relevant industry bodies, presenting these needs to the subsea community and developing the "NSRI Matchmaker" database.
If you are interested in learning more do not hesitate to get in touch.
Jamie McCallum, Project Engineer (Offshore Wind)
Christer Fjellroth, Project Engineer (Subsea Mining)