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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Windforce 2020

Windforce 2020 – Green Deal – Only Possible with Offshore Wind

03 – 04 September 2020, Bremerhaven | Germany

The WINDFORCE Conference has become the central meeting place for the offshore wind industry in Germany during its 15-year history. The WINDFORCE Dinner will offer participants the opportunity to enjoy the company of existing and new business partners in a pleasant atmosphere.


ORE Catapult will have a number of experts presenting virtually across the two-day conference.


Thursday, 3rd of September 2020

Opening Session 9:45am – 11:00 am

Pan-European Collaboration to deliver Offshore Wind at the Heart of Net Zero Carbon
Dr Stephen Wyatt, Research and Innovation Director, ORE Catapult

Session E 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
O&M – Decision Makers – O&M Data and Digitisation

Steve Ross, Data and Digital – Business Lead, ORE Catapult

Session F 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
O&M – Experts O&M Special Ships and Drones

Dan Summer, Project Development Manager Operational Performance, Data & Digital Business

Friday, 4th of September 2020

Session K 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Wind Power & Hydrogen – Decision Makers – Whole-system Integration of Offshore Wind

Kacper Stefaniak, Strategy Analyst, ORE Catapult


Bremerhaven, Germany



03/09/2020 - 9:00 am


04/09/2020 - 5:00 pm


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