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Who we are

‘Abundant, affordable energy from offshore wind, wave and tide’

ORE Catapult is the UK’s flagship technology innovation and research centre for advancing wind, wave and tidal energy. 

Our mission

We help to reduce the cost of offshore renewable energy, transforming the industry and delivering UK economic benefit.

We do this by:
  • Being an independent and trusted partner;
  • Working with industry and academia to develop and introduce new technologies and ways of working to reduce risk and cost and deliver business growth;
  • Having world-leading test and demonstration facilities and an engineering and research team with deep knowledge and expertise;
  • Improving technology reliability by developing tests which are more representative of real-life conditions.

Our value proposition


Sector leadership to focus and optimise the impact of the Government’s investment in offshore renewables.


Independent partner with expertise and experience in reducing cost and risk associated with offshore renewable energy technology development and operations by improving reliability of new technology through representative testing.


Strategic partner with extensive industry knowledge, access, and world-leading test and demonstration assets, turning applied research into products and services for the offshore renewables sector.


World-leading expertise and advice, facilitating access to industry and funders, to develop, de-risk and support the journey of bringing new technologies to market.

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