Dr. Dalton is a Renewable Energy Economics Engineer, senior research fellow with 10 years as a staff member of MaREI. Gordon leads a research group called ‘Economics and Business Development Group’. The groups research covers the broad economic and socio-economic analysis of the emerging ocean energy industry in Ireland and Europe, as well as creating business models for emerging technologies.
Gordon Dalton is the coordinator of the recently awarded SwafS14 RRING project: www.rring.eu Responsible Research and Innovation networked globally – awarded December 2017, project commence May 2018. The project will be a 3 year RIA, €3M with 22 partners, 18 countries, 6 subcontractors.
Gordon Dalton was also the coordinator of the awarded BG5 Maribe project (www.maribe.eu ): Marine Investment in the Blue Economy. The project was a 1.5 year CSA, €2M with 13 partners. The project was the first H2020 project to finish, and it finished on time and in budget. The project successfully delivered as series of Blue Growth context reports and Business model templates, and in its second phase completed 9 case studies in Business Case assessment of combinations of Blue growth enterprises in Multiple-use-of-space and Multi-purpose platforms.