The vision of the OptiLift project is to upscale, pilot and commercialise our unique toolset. This will improve safety, increase efficiency and enable more environmental friendly offshore lifting and logistics. The start of the project was May 1, 2017, and the project will run for 24 months.
“The support from the EU commission is a great help for our company, and allow us to scale up our commercialization activities for the OPTILIFT technology, including end user qualification , IPR management and communication of the results to the industry and to the public.” says Torbjørn Engedal – managing director and founder of VOCA AS.
The project will be realized through six work packages:
Click this link to read more about the project on the European Commission websites.
- Use of new crane system technology from VOCA subsidiary Optilift could lower numbers significantly, CEO argues.
The VOCA subsidiary Optilift AS has formed a strategic partnership with Alpa AS to offer stronger crane products and service to the market.
The Norwegian Research Council has granted VOCA and partners 13,1 MNOK to develop the next-generation logistical autonomy.
The VOCA Engine™ AI-technology platform could potentially be utilised in a vast array of fields and industries – not limited to the offshore crane and logistics industry.
On Thursday April 25th, Svein Harald Hetland from Aker BP and Torbjørn Engedal from Optilift will present the joint development project on remote control system for offshore cranes.