Innovation Challenges

We have identified a number of specific technology innovation challenges within the offshore renewable energy industry, the resolution of which will help drive down the cost of offshore renewable energy, and have a positive impact on the UK economy.

We have identified challenges in the offshore wind and wave & tidal sectors, and further categorised these under our ‘Knowledge Areas’ – areas ORE Catapult will focus on to drive technology innovation to lower the cost of offshore renewable energy.

We are looking for industry, large and small, to help us address these challenges, and work collaboratively with our team of technical experts and test and demonstration assets to develop ideas into market-ready technology.

Why work with us?

  • Our expertise provides an independent and credible view on your innovation idea.
  • Our sector knowledge and expertise can help you to strengthen your commercial proposition.
  • We can provide access to expertise, facilities, and third party funding sources to support your development plans.
  • You gain access to a valuable development partner and its networks to accelerate the commercialisation of your technology.
  • Independent and credible endorsement of your technology.

What next?

1. Check out our technology innovation challenges in the offshore wind and wave & tidal sectors to see if your technology could help address these challenges.

2. Read about the three-stage collaboration process we follow to identify potential projects, refine their scope and develop collaborative projects.

3. Complete our Expression of interest form and we’ll be in touch.

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