Developing Smart Technologies for Productivity Improvement of European Small and Medium Sized Shipyards
Do these challenges sound familiar to you?
  • Your investments in modern facilities are insufficient because of limited financial capacities and reserves
  • Single purpose automation has often a low economic feasibility because of lacking economy of scale in production
  • Your product design is less fit for production because of partly or complete outsourcing the design activities
  • The use of innovative technologies and activities in research and development has a low ability because of limited personnel resources, lacking skills of the personnel and limited access to information and cooperation networks

The SMARTYards-Network has the solution!

Coating Materials and Processes


  • To improve the productivity and quality of coating preparation and application
  • To provide smaller shipyards with advise and support related to new solutions and best practices
  • To improve the health, safety and environment (HSE) conditions

Pre-selected ideas:

  • Overspray containment system
  • Simple and flexible equipment for coating preparation and application