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Global Business Innovation Programme Focus on Marine Robotics to Canada - closing date for applications 3rd August 2020

Innovate UK's Funded Global Business Innovation Programme Focus on Surface and Underwater Marine Rob...

Updates on research from Clean Inland Shipping Project CLINSH

CLINSH is a European consortium promoting clean inland waterway transport of which Marine South East...

Events

SeaBioComp Masterclass on large-scale 3D-printing of Biopolymers, 10th September 2020, webinar

The SeaBioComp Eurpopean project is inviting interested businesses to join the SeaBioComp Masterclas...

Marine South East to speak at Virtual Islands Summit, 10th September 2020, online

Marine South East will be one of a host of speakers presenting details of low-carbon energy systems ...

US/UK partnerships in offshore wind

Innovate UK will invest up to 1.5m in UK companies partnering with US consortia to work on projects as part of the US $40m national offshore wind research and development programme.

The National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium (the Consortium) is administering the grant program funded predominately by the US Department of Energy, New York State Research and Development Authority and several states.

Innovate UK launched an expression of interest competition on the 4th November 2019. Applicants must address one or more of the nine challenge areas as outlined in the current NYSERDA solicitation. These are:

* Array performance and control optimisation
* Cost-reducing turbine support structures for the US market
* Floating structure mooring concepts for shallow and deep waters
* Power system design and innovation
* Comprehensive wind resource assessment
* Development of a metocean reference site
* Heavy lift vessel alternatives
* Offshore wind digitisation through advanced analytics
* Technology solutions to accelerate US supply chain

For more information please visit:

https://ktn-uk.co.uk/news/us-uk-partnerships-in-offshore-wind-rd-new-1-5m-competition

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Posted 2019-12-04 13:12:38

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