The Small Craft Competence Centre is a small craft specialized research institution of Tallinn University of Technology. The Small Craft Competence Centre develops professional know-how in Estonian small craft engineering, offering research and development services in the fields of boat design, model testing, material technologies and test production of marine electronic systems.
TTU Centre for Biorobotics is collaborating with SCC to calibrate their novel flow measurement devices inspired by fish lateral line organs, the small neuromasts.
Presentation “Boatyards, shipbuilding and towing tank construction in Estonia” was given in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture of Zagreb University. Summary of the presentation:
SCC and TTÜ (Tallinn University of Technology) biorobotics researchers carried out towing tank tests of a new, pressure sensors based water velocity measuring device of an underwater robot. The device is intended for future application in environment monitoring and archeologic research.