The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has said that due to the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, as of today, 17 March 2020, the Orkney Renewable and Innovation Campus (ORIC) will restrict public access to the Robert Rendall and Charles Clouston buildings.
All planned visits to EMEC have been canceled and the measures have been put in place to limit exposure of EMEC team, community and stakeholders to the virus.
All work travel to and from Orkney is cancelled. Any external meetings should be held via videoconferencing or are to be rearranged to a later date.
For its staff living off Orkney, each trip will be individually risk assessed. Trips assessed as high risk, including any air travel, will be cancelled.