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Mission & Funding

INSEAN duty is to carry out research in the fields of naval architecture and marine engineering, developing models, technologies and innovative design methodologies, with applications:

  • in the transport and other maritime activities;
  • in the study, observation and monitoring of marine environment;
  • in the eco-sustainable use of the sea resources.

Funding sources of INSEAN are:

  • Grants from participation to research projects within EU Framework Programmes and initiatives from other national and international bodies;
  • Income from testing and consultancy activities towards shipbuilders and shipowners.