About ORE Catapult

We are the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewable energy. We will play a key role in delivering the UK’s net zero targets by accelerating the creation and growth of UK companies in the offshore renewable energy sector. We will use our unique facilities and research and engineering capabilities to bring together industry and academia and drive innovation in renewable energy.

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Our Team

Our team of over 200 people has extensive technical and research capabilities, industry experience and track record. We have world-renowned expert personnel who lead technology innovation in areas we believe the industry must focus on to drive down offshore renewable energy costs.



The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult was established in 2013 by the UK Government and is one of a network of Catapults set up by Innovate UK in high growth industries. It is the UK’s leading innovation centre for offshore renewable energy. ORE Catapult is overseen by an independent Board of Non-Executive Directors and an Executive Management Team.

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Work With ORE Catapult

Across all areas of our operations, and with all our partners and clients, we work hard to make a tangible difference to the offshore wind, wave and tidal sectors. We work with all manners of stakeholders in the offshore renewables market, from Owner/Operators and OEMs to innovative high-growth-potential SMEs to academia and the wider research community. Find out how we can work with you.

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Community Engagement

We are committed to community engagement: working with and supporting local organisations and participating in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) related activity, helping young people in the UK to receive a world-leading STEM education which in turn offers exciting and rewarding career options.