Offshore Wind Growth Partnership £4.2M Grant and Support Package

Yesterday OWGP launched a £4.2M support package which consists of a £3.5M Development Grant Funding Competition and a £700,000 Wind Expert Support Toolkit (WEST) Programme for offshore wind supply chain companies.


  • Development Grants of £100k to £1M are available for transformative supply chain projects that will deliver a step-change in company growth
  • WEST is a low intensity foundation intervention activity which aims to support growth of offshore wind supply chain companies through specialist advice, market intelligence and business planning delivered through Expert Delivery Partners.


I have included relevant links and key dates below for you to share with your regional networks and companies:


The press release is here:


The Development Grants Funding Call details are here:


The WEST Programme details are here:


The Briefing Webinar Registration link is here (28th May at 2pm):


LinkedIn links are here:


Twitter links are here:


Development Grants Competition Key Dates:

  • Call opens – 19th May 2021
  • Online Briefing Event – 28th May 2021 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Stage 1 Application deadline – 18th June 2021 at 5:00pm
  • Successful Stage 1 Applicants Notified – 16th July 2021
  • Stage 2 Application deadline – 27th August 2021 at 5:00pm

Wind Expert Support Toolkit (WEST) Key Dates:

  • EoI Applications Open – 19th May 2021
  • Online Briefing Event – 28th May 2021, from 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Applications will be assessed and onboarded on a rolling basis, please refer to the WEST Scope and Guidance document for assessment wave closure and indicative start dates
  • Applications Close – 25th February 2022