Robotics & Autonomous Systems

Find out more about our robotics and autonomous systems testing and validation facilities.

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Electrical Infrastructure Research Hub

The Catapult has appointed the University of Strathclyde and the University of Manchester to form the Electrical Infrastructure Research Hub.

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Automation & Engineering Solutions

Find out more about our work in robotics, autonomous systems and artificial intelligence.

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Stay Current

Dig deeper into the biggest issues facing offshore wind, wave and tidal energy with our series of Analysis & Insight papers.

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Live Innovation Opportunities

There are a number of programmes identifying the key technology innovation challenges faced by the offshore renewables industry. Solving these challenges will help drive down the cost of offshore renewable energy, with positive effects for the industry and UK economy. Visit our Live Innovation Opportunities page to find out if your technology has the answer.

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Floating Offshore Wind Turbines 2018

The Catapult is sponsoring FOWT 2018: the world’s largest event dedicated to floating offshore wind. A host of world-renowned speakers and experts will be sharing their latest findings and observations on topics including bankability, insurability and financing of commercial-scale projects, the latest developments in public policies, O&M, HSE, zoning, permitting and local acceptability, technical innovations, industrialisation, and standards and certification.

The Catapult has two speakers at FOWT 2018. On Day One, Dr Stephen Wyatt will be presenting on Present and Future Public Policies Promoting Floating Wind, and Andrew Tipping discusses the Key Commercialisation Risks for Floating Wind.

For more information and to buy tickets, please see the conference programme.


Palais du Pharo 58 Boulevard Charles Livon 13007 Marseille France


Floating Offshore Wind Turbines 2018 Website


25/04/2018 - 8:00 am


27/04/2018 - 5:00 pm


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