OWGP has released its first Innovation Grants competition, which will see a total of £3 million awarded to successful supply chain companies.
Innovation Grants from £25K to £100K are available for projects focused on commercialising technologies, products and services that will accelerate offshore wind site development during the consenting phase. Potential activities include (but are not limited to) site selection, screening/scoping, surveying, impact assessment and ongoing monitoring and mitigation.
This latest tranche of funding builds on the £6 million already allocated across four separate funding competitions launched in the last 18 months. Cognitive Business is an innovative SME successful in securing OWGP grant funding in 2019 and 2020. They are developing game-changing machine learning solutions for the sector to improve health & safety and reduce the levelised cost of energy.