University of Dubrovnik is one of the youngest universities in Croatia established in 2003. Through its programs, organization and technical equipment, the University of Dubrovnik strives to build up its national and international reputation as an educational and research institution in the following areas: science, technology, biomedicine and health, biotechnology, social sciences and art. University of Dubrovnik is an integrated university consisting of nine departments and two institutes. The team within this project brings together researchers from the Department of electrical and computer engineering, Department of Aquaculture and the Department of economics and business economics, bringing to the consortium knowledge in adaptive optimal control, aerial robotics, coordination and control of multi-agent systems, as well as environmental protection, aquaculture, economy and tourism.
University of Dubrovnik carried out various types of projects supported by multiple financed grants, including Croatian science foundation, FP7, European cooperation projects, NATO science for Peace programme. The network of the group includes collaboration in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy,
Romania, Croatia, Australia, UK, USA, etc.
Due to the interdisciplinarity of the team from University of Dubrovnik their expertise will be needed in cooperative and low level control, navigation, debris classification, aerial and marine mapping. They are the responsible partner for the demonstrations of the project (WP6), collaborating closely with DUNEA and CML and HPA, interfacing between the technical developments and the users also. Besides leading the WP6 they are also lead on concept and cost-effectiveness analysis (T2.3) and providing solutions for local control and sensing (T4.1).
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 871295.
The SEACLEAR project spans four years, running from January 1st, 2020 to December 31st, 2023.