MoU between CMMI, ARKEOCEAN, LANEGO and SignalGeneriX


The Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI), the leading Cypriot company in the field of electronics development SignalGeneriX Ltd, and the French Companies ARKEOCEAN, French technology leader in the field of swarms of AUVs, and LANEGO, French consulting firm for international development, have signed a Memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen proficiency and share knowledge in the marine and maritime sectors and to establish cooperation in Marine and Maritime Research and Innovation aiming at the development of new innovative products.

The MoU was signed today in Larnaca by Mr Zacharias Siokouros, CEO of the Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute, Dr Tasos Kounoudes, CEO of SignalGeneriX Ltd, Mr Thierry Brizard, President of ARKEOCEAN, and Mr Philippe Amar, President of LANEGO.

The Parties will work together on projects of mutual interest by codeveloping technologies in marine robotics, swarms systems, autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), underwater
sensing, communications, and big data processing for use cases that include monitoring marine traffic, underwater communications, critical infrastructure protection, and monitoring of marine protected areas. In this respect, the parties will contribute to research and innovation in the marine and maritime industry.

The signature of the MoU not only paves the way for a promising future as far as research
and innovation is concerned in areas of paramount importance which include among others: underwater infrastructure monitoring, collection, processing and communication of underwater data, environmental monitoring, artificial coral reefs maritime health, aquaculture growth and underwater cultural heritage but it also strengthens bilateral relations between France and Cyprus, reaffirming at the same time our joint commitment in facilitating research exchanges and collaboration in marine and maritime science and

About CMMI:
The Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI) was established in April 2019, with EU
and National Funding, as a Centre of Excellence in research, technology development, and
innovation. Driven by the needs of industry and society, CMMI is focused on transforming
the marine and maritime sectors and on providing some of the urgent solutions required to
the global challenges. It has nine Research and Innovation Centres that are involved in
marine technology, marine robotics, maritime digitalisation, marine observation, marine and coastal ecosystems, marine biotechnology and aquaculture, the maritime human element, marine cultural heritage, marine and maritime policies and regional cooperation.

CMMI Press Contact
Marie Ghalanos
Communications Officer – CMMI

About SignalGeneriX:
SignalGeneriX demonstrates 20 years of established experience in defence signal processing and communications with focus on the design and manufacturing of innovative electronic warfare and autonomous systems electronics. The company is acknowledged with numerous international innovation awards and is ranked as the top European SME in EDIDP defence and contracts participation.

SignalGeneriX Press Contact
Dr Andrea Pavlou
Head of Business Development - SignalGeneriX

Since 2009, ARKEOCEAN has been imagining and delivering disruptive solutions for underwater exploration. ARKEOCEAN specializes in affordable swarm systems made of
micro-Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) used for observation missions in the fields
of energy, defense and the environment. In 2024, Arkeocean was awarded a France 2030
contract, in 2023 it received the Perseus Label awarded by the French Navy (EMM) and the
French DGA and the Euronaval 2022 and i-Naval 2022 innovation prizes awarded by the
French Defense Innovation Agency (AID) and the Southern French Region.

ARKEOCEAN Press Contact
Virginie Brizard
Chief Communications Officer - ARKEOCEAN

LANEGO is a French consulting company which offers personalised and adapted support to
innovative Start-ups, Scales-ups and SMEs to accelerate successfully their international
development while reducing risks by relying on an international network of experts from
business sectors and countries. Our consultants help you conquer new growing markets in
Tech, Defence, Renewable Energies and Environment.

LANEGO Press Contact
Philippe Amar




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