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15 april 2019 | Angelita Kappers

Offshore wind innovators kicks off with a new edition of the Innovation Challenge – Call for technical challenges

In May the second edition of the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge will kick off. The goal of this challenge is to accelerate applied innovations in the offshore wind industry. Offshore Wind Innovators is looking for companies that are looking for an innovative solution to the technical challenges they face.  Do you have a technical challenge in which you could use extra thinking power? Then sign up as Business Partner for the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge 2019.

To construct one of the largest infrastructural developments in Dutch history, the offshore wind industry has to make offshore wind even more affordable, reliable and sustainable. Accelerating technical innovation and implementing it into the offshore market, will give offshore wind a better position in the energy system, both in the Netherlands and internationally. That’s we launch the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge 2019. In May the second edition of the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenges (OWIC) will kick off. The challenge starts now with a call for companies to share their technical challenge. Challenges during the development, installation, operations & maintenance or decommissioning phase. During the challenge process, SME’s and start-ups of the community are asked and supported to come up with innovative solutions ready to use within 6 months.

In 2018 innovative entrepreneurs came up with solutions e.g for a more durable fender, on the spot oil analysis and blade inspections at night by using a drone.

Find out more here or contact Erwin Coolen,

Source phote by Guido Hommels


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