Pre-study to build competence on deep sea mining and identify market and advanced technological R&D opportunities for NODE-companies.

Identify niches for technological development and market potential in deep sea mining. Establish network with relevant actors in the industry. Positioning for Horizon 2020 projects and other relevant programs.

Partners: National Oilwell Varco Norway, MHWirth, Cameron, Mandals, MacGregor, Qmatec, NIVA, Teknova and the University of Agder.

Funded by RFF Agder.