Centre for Research-based Innovation (SFI)
SFI Autoship is a 8-years research-based innovation centre that will contribute to Norwegian players taking a leading role in the development of autonomous ships for safe and sustainable operations. The focus areas include:
- Enabling technologies like situational awareness, artificial intelligence, autonomous control and digital infrastructure.
- New business models and operational concepts like the adaptation of shore control centers and development cost-effective solutions for logistics and port solutions.
- Methods and models for monitoring risk and the clarification of the legal aspects of liability when a captain is not on board.
The centre has more than 20 partners from the Norwegian maritime industry, including end users, product and service suppliers, research institutes, universities and government. The centre started up in December 2020.
Learn more about SFI AutoShip.