Invitation to the 8th PRIMaRE conference.

The 8th PRIMaRE conference represents the latest in the annual scientific conference series of the marine renewable energy community.

The conference will be held online, and run byBangor University, School of Ocean Sciences, between the 29th and 30th June 2021. See

We hope to build on the hugely successful online conference of last year, with over 210 delegates from all over the world. There is no conference fee; however please register to ensure a place by 29th May 2021. Please also consider submitting an abstract off less than 500 words by the 30th April 2021; through

The conference includes universities, industry and research centres active in all aspects of marine renewable energy with presentations ranging from industrial developers, university researchers, marine environmentalists and policy makers. The aim of the event is to cover a wide range of topics in marine renewable energy, including: technology, policy, environment, hydrodynamics, resource characterisation, materials, operation and management, etc.

The 8th PRIMaRE conference will provide a platform for both industrial and university speakers to present their up to date activities and on-going research programmes through posters.

Conference Themes within Marine Renewable Energy:

  • Materials
  • Fluid Dynamics and Hydrodynamics
  • Survivability and Reliability
  • Environmental Impacts
  • Power Conversion and Control
  • Infrastructure and Grid Connection
  • Marine Operations and Safety
  • Marine Planning and Governance


In order to present your research, please produce max. one page abstract using the abstract template, available on the PRIMaRE website, by Friday 30th April, 2021. Instructions for submitting the abstract and conference registration details can be found on the PRIMaRE website (

Abstracts will be accepted as oral or poster presentations. The abstract should summarise the context of the presentation or poster, and include aims & objectives, a description of the methodology and summary of the findings.You can also sign up to the PRIMaRE network here: