– MeRLIN: innovation at the heart of the shipping and port sectors


Spearheaded and managed by Technopole maritime du Québec (TMQ), MeRLIN is an industrial leaded network, dedicated to innovation in the shipping and port sectors. The network aims to provide greater access to R&D expertise as it seeks to facilitate the implementation of innovative projects that address the priorities of the maritime industry.
MeRLIN supports the industry in defining its research needs, stimulating collaborative work on shared objectives, encouraging reflection and the quest for concrete solutions, promoting the implementation of long-term planning tools and fostering ties between stakeholders within the maritime community.The MeRLIN members and team worked collaboratively in the elaboration of summary sheets specific to each selected theme, which constitute a robust work plan for year 2016-2019 by describing objectives and expected results, deliverables and potential partners.