Offshore wind innovation competition – breakfast briefing

Event Date: Tuesday June 26, 2018
Event Time: 9.00-11.00
Event Venue: OrbisEnergy

Offshore wind innovation competition
– breakfast briefing

ORE Catapult, Scottish Power Renewables and the Green Angel Syndicate have teamed up to offer a unique competition to drive innovation and stimulate private investment into offshore wind technology development. The breakfast briefing event will offer an insight into the four innovation challenges for the competition. It will be a unique opportunity to find out what type of innovations Scottish Power Renewables are looking for.

The competition is open and runs until the 5th July 2018, applications can be submitted here. Winners will have the opportunity to pitch their innovation to Scottish Power Renewables as well as private investors (if required) at a pitch event in July/August this year. If you are thinking of submitting an application come to the breakfast briefing to find out more.

Event details

Speakers: Andrew Tipping (Commercialisation Manager) ORE Catapult
Anthony Kinsella (Strategic Innovation Manager) Scottish Power Renewables

09.00 Registration and networking
09.30 Introduction to ORE Catapult and the offshore wind innovation competition
09.50 Scottish Power Renewables Innovation
10.10 Challenge 1: Wind Measurement
10.15 Challenge 2: Subsea Cable Fault Detection
10.20 Challenge 3: Subsea Survey
10.25 Challenge 4: Jacket to pin pile connections
10.30 Q&A
10.40 – 11.00 Networking

We do hope you can join us for what is shaping up to be an excellent event.

To book your place click here


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The Team

Katie Snell

Having worked within the property department for 9 years, I have had the pleasure of working within the majority of the Nwes sites in the Norfolk and Waveney area. For the last 2.5 years I have been based at OrbisEnergy and more recently as Senior Coordinator overlooking the renewable hub and team.

Devon Mills

Devon has joined the team at OrbisEnergy as an Administration Coordinator in November 2014 and more recently a Centre Coordinator in January 2016. Having previously worked within various customer service roles she is pleased to be able to apply her skills and knowledge to her position at OrbisEnergy.

She is keen to build a strong understanding within the Offshore Renewable industry, whilst being able to develop a good mind for business and sales.

Johnathan Reynolds

Johnathan is responsible for all aspects of business and supply chain development for the flagship innovation and incubation centre for offshore renewables in the east of England, OrbisEnergy.

Matthew Holden

Matt’s role is Technical Support Manager, his main duty is leading the European Clusters for Offshore Wind Servicing Project (ECOWindS, on behalf of Nwes. In addition to ECOWindS Matt’s role is provide support for the property team and to carry out specific project work.

John Balch

John is Managing Director of Nautilus, Director of Nwes and Hub Director of OrbisEnergy and Beacon Innovation Centre. He is a mechanical engineer and has broad experience gained over 40 years in the international offshore industry.

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