RINA Consulting S.p.A. (formerly D’Appolonia S.p.A.), integrates all the engineering consulting companies of the RINA Group becoming the largest fully independent Italian firm providing consulting & engineering services to Clients belonging both to the public and the private sector.

The company operates in the markets of Energy, Transport and Infrastructures, Industry, Oil & Gas, Power, Renewables, Space & Defence, Industry sectors and investor support.

With a staff of about 1700 engineers, scientists and associated professionals located in more than 20 offices worldwide, RINA Consulting offers high-end services to investors, promoters, operators and contractors, as well as to insurers and public administrations, to support their initiatives. All RINA Consulting services are performed at the highest professional level, understanding and complying with Client’s needs and requirements while taking into due consideration sustainability and health, safety and environmental targets.

RINA Consulting is a team of engineers, consultants, designers, planners and specialists supporting public and private Clients from concept to decommissioning, through consultancy, design, management, operation and maintenance. The company provides a wide range of services covering the whole project life cycle from feasibility and specialized technical studies to conceptual and detailed design, prototyping and testing, project management, site engineering as well as operation and maintenance management. Innovation is a key element in all our projects; RINA Consulting has a proved experience in helping its clients in developing their new products and services as well as managing their collaborative innovation processes.

Personnel Involved in the ReSHEALience: Daniela Reccardo and Elenia Duce, Senior Engineers in the Innovation Consulting Division.

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The casting of the mussel raft pilot demonstrator will be performed at PREFFOR plants by PREFFOR personnel in cooperation with RDC personnel.

PREFFOR (www.preffor.com) is a precast company specialized in Ultra-High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced-Concrete (UHPFRC). The company was founded in 2017 and has its production facilities in Vilamarxant (Valencia, Spain). The company was created by the same engineers that founded RDC in 2015 to be able to precast UHPFRC elements and complete the value chain of the product.

The pilot performed by RDC-PREFFOR will reach TRL7 and will be exploited to farm mollusks in the coast of Valencia. With an approximate surface of 540 m2, the production of this floating platform will be done at PREFFOR plant with a design developed by RDC, which owns the Utility Model.

EnerOcean will support CMW in evaluating marine environmental loads over the structures using hydrodynamic simulations tools, market analysis and prospects for blue energy and design and monitoring of the offshore wind pilot.

EnerOcean S.L. is a marine service, research intensive SME founded in 2007 based in Málaga (Spain). The company has an international set of promoters with knowledge and experience in offshore oil & gas, manufacturing, energy and civil engineering industries.
EnerOcean is a linked third party to Cyes Maritime Works (CMW) through a long term framework agreement under force since 9/2015 and continuation of a similar one in place since 3/2014.

Personnel Involved in the ReSHEALience: Pedro Mayorga, Innovation manager, Founder and
Chief Technology Officer.