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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David Wallace

David Wallace

Senior Strategy Manager

David joined the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult in 2015 as Senior Strategy Manager, with responsibility for strategic planning, government engagement and strategic initiatives.

David has broad experience of the energy sector including roles with the UK Government, the International Energy Agency and in US agencies, ranging from R&D, to policy and programme development and management. He has pursued research and analysis into linkages between innovation and environmental policies and authored two books on the subject while at Chatham House.

In the private sector he has had roles from capital formation to marketing in start-up ventures, and from conceptual design to commissioning in major project delivery, across a range of clean energy technologies including solar pV, solar thermal, energy storage, biofuels, fuel cells and energy efficiency.

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