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MPM-DREDGE project -- Participants

The Department of Engineering is the largest department in the University of Cambridge and one of the leading centres of engineering in the world. Renowned for both its teaching and research, the Department's aim is to address the world's most pressing challenges with science and technology. To achieve this aim the Department collaborates with other disciplines, institutions, companies and entrepreneurs. Cross-linking themes are fostering new connections. A major development programme within the Department's strategy will create new academic posts, studentships and a complete regeneration of the central site. This last project will bring the site to a standard commensurate with the Department's international standing, make its teaching and research transparent to all, and embody its latest ideas in design, materials and sustainability. The Department's teaching, research and infrastructure will together demonstrate the value of engineering excellence by translating intellectual achievement into practical progressive action of benefit to all.

The Department of Engineering seeks to benefit society by creating world-leading engineering knowledge that fosters sustainability, prosperity and resilience. It shares this knowledge and transfer it to industry through publication, teaching, collaboration, licensing and entrepreneurship. By integrating engineering disciplines in one department, it can address major challenges and develop complete solutions, serving as an international hub for engineering excellence.

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Deltares is an independent institute for applied research in the field of water, subsurface and infrastructure. Throughout the world, Deltares works on smart solutions, innovations and applications for people, environment and society. The main focus is on deltas, coastal regions and river basins. Managing these densely populated and vulnerable areas is complex, which is why Deltares works closely with governments, businesses, other research institutes and universities in The Netherlands and abroad. Its motto is Enabling Delta Life. As an applied research institute, the success of Deltares can be measured in the extent to which its expert knowledge can be used in and for society. For Deltares the quality of its expertise and advice is foremost. Knowledge is its core business.

All contracts and projects, whether financed privately or from strategic research budgets, contribute to the consolidation of Deltares' knowledge base. Furthermore, Deltares believes in openness and transparency, as is evident from the free availability of its software and models. Open source works, is Deltares' firm conviction. Deltares employs over 800 people and is based in The Netherlands in two cities, Delft and Utrecht.

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