Innovation Challenges

Solving these technology innovation challenges will help drive down the cost of offshore renewable energy, with positive effects for the industry and UK economy. If your technology has the answer, get in touch via our contact form on the Innovation Challenges page.

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Work With Us

Across all areas of our operations, and with all our partners and clients, we work hard to make a tangible difference to the offshore wind, wave and tidal sectors.

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Industry

We work with Owner/Operators and OEMs – convening the sector, and reducing the cost and risk of technology development and operations. We also match the sector's technology challenges to emerging products and services.

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SMEs and Agile Innovators

We work with the UK's innovative high-growth-potential SMEs to develop and de-risk their products and services, accelerating their deployment to the market.

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Research Institutions and Academia

We work with academia and the wider research community to undertake applied research to develop new products and services for the offshore renewables sector.

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Government and Devolved Administrations

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

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The Offshore Renewables Opportunity

The UK has sufficient natural resources of offshore wind, wave, and tide to provide all of our energy, including transport and heating, with plenty to spare for export to Europe.

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our partners

Our collaborations

Electrical Infrastructure Research Hub

We are seeking a UK-based University with a strong background in electrical infrastructures in offshore renewable energy to work with us to strengthen our current research capability in this area.

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Marine-i

A pioneering programme designed to help the marine energy sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly grow through research, development and innovation.

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SCORE2

Supporting innovation in offshore renewable energy.

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Wind Blade Research Hub

Industry-leading programme of strategic research and development into wind rotor blades technology.

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Electrical Infrastructure Research Hub

We are seeking a UK-based University with a strong background in electrical infrastructures in offshore renewable energy to work with us to strengthen our current research capability in this area.

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SCORE2

Funding to support innovation in offshore renewable energy in the East of England.

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