Funded initiatives

ORE Catapult runs a number of specific projects and activities which receive investment from external funding streams. These projects cover a variety of ORE Catapult operations in the offshore and onshore wind, wave and tidal and electrical network sectors and primarily focus on capital investment, training provision, sector support and research and development activities.

Our projects are usually developed in consultation with a range of external agencies and have included the European Union, Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS), Innovate UK and the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI).

Currently, we are running projects that have been funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2007-2013, Framework Programme 7, Regional Growth Fund, Strategic Investment Fund, Innovate UK , Single Programme and other Central Government programmes.

Social Energy Housing Management

29 Oct 2014

The Social Housing Energy Management project commenced in December 2010 Read more

Business Support in Microrenewables

29 Oct 2014

The match-funded Business Support in Microrenewables project ran from October 2008 until December 2011 Read more

Solutions for business

17 Oct 2014

A suite of publicly funded business support products and services designed to help businesses start, grow and succeed. Read more

Wind and Marine programmes

17 Oct 2014

Delivery of programmes to provide training and business support to organisations, located in the North East of England and seeking to enter the offshore renewables industry. Read more

Incubation and Inward Investment

17 Oct 2014

Energy Area: All sectors Read more

Offshore Wind Test Site

17 Oct 2014

The Offshore Wind Test Site project commenced in March 2010 with an initial first phase construction stage up to March 2012, with project monitoring until 2017. Read more

National Wind Development Centre

17 Oct 2014

Energy Area: Wind Technology Read more

National Blade Testing Facility

17 Oct 2014

The match-funded National Blade Test Facility project commenced in February 2010 with an initial construction phase up to March 2012. Read more

Narec Site Infrastructure

17 Oct 2014

Energy Area: Wind & Marine Technology Read more

Marine Testing Facility

17 Oct 2014

The match-funded Marine Testing Facility project commenced in September 2009 with an initial construction phase up to March 2012, and project monitoring until 2016. Read more

Innovation Facilities Infrastructure

17 Oct 2014

Energy Area: Wind & Marine Technology Read more