The Marine Business Technology Centre (MBTC), in partnership with Maritime UK South West (MUKSW), the University of Plymouth and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult are hosting an interactive online webinar on the 3rd November.
The event will explore innovation and funding opportunities for technologies focussing on autonomy, data acquisition, simulation, and lowering the carbon footprint within Offshore Renewable Energy, and will highlight funding currently available to enable this, and scope demand for the £19m of regional grant funding opportunities included within the South West Floating Offshore Wind Accelerator (SWFLOWA) funding application being submitted by partners from Plymouth and Cornwall in November 2020.
SWFLOWA is one of seventeen projects in the UK to get past the Expression of Interest phase of the £120m Strength in Places Fund, and the only Phase Two project shortlisted in the South West. Leveraging Cornwall and Plymouth’s world-renowned excellence in offshore renewables research and business, it will bring significant research, leadership and investment to fast track development of the region’s capacity to build-out large-scale wind farms in the Celtic Sea from the mid-2020s. A key component of SWFLOWA is Seabed Survey, Consenting and Sustainable Development, looking at innovative data acquisition, site selection, consenting and strategic planning to manage cumulative environmental impact. This session will also include an overview of the project, before inviting delegates to indicate how your company could engage in the project if awarded early in 2021.
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