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Marine Energy Alliance has reached a new milestone in june by awarding services to 23 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through its Second Call for Applications.

on June 18, 2020

The Marine Energy Alliance aims to progress the technical and commercial maturity level of early-stage (TRL 3 – 4) marine energy technology companies with the overall goal of reducing the risk of device failure before the demonstration phases.

The awarded companies are:
Floating Energy Systems Ltd, Dublin Offshore Consultants Ltd., HydroWing Ltd, Wenverter Ltd, Tidal Flyer, Seaturns, Farwind, Solarinblue, Oceans of Energy B.V., Dolfines, Resolute Marine Ltd, Sea Wave Energy ltd, Infinities Global Limited, LHYFE LABS, Solarduck, Novige AB, Development v Kim Nielsen, Solarge B.V., Ingine Wave energy Systems Ltd, Stiesdal Offshore Technologies A/S, EO Link, WITT, Waveco AS.

Centrale Nantes is pleased to support the projects of EOLINK, DOLFINES, LHYFE, SolarInBlue, NOVIGE & WAVECO within the framework of its participation in MEA. These are in addition to the projects of SWEL, HELIOREC, KimNielsen and EVER selected in the first call.

Three teams of the laboratory are involved with these 10 companies, covering both numerical and experimental skills with the ocean tank and the SEM-REV site. This project is a concrete example of the importance of a complete and integrated support to help high potential projects emerge.

The 23 selected marine energy technology companies will receive a suite of tailored expert services that will enable them to realise their ambitions and, more broadly, contribute to the coherent growth of the marine energy industry in general. Through participation in MEA, companies will gain access to the project partners’ world-leading expertise in marine energy development.

Awarded companies will have the chance to work closely together with a transnational team of marine energy experts on both the technical advancement of their technology, as well as the development of their commercial strategy and business plans. Each service offer is intended to put the company’s technology and business firmly on the road towards successful commercialisation.
Published on June 18, 2020 Updated on February 16, 2024