The objective of NOWITECH is pre-competitive research laying a foundation for industrial value creation and cost-effective offshore wind farms. Emphasis is on “deep-sea” (+30 m) including bottom-fixed and floating wind turbines.
Work is focused on technical challenges including a strong PhD and post doc programme:
Total budget (2009-2017) is + NOK 320 millions / M€ 41 / MUSD 55 cofunded by the Research Council of Norway and NOWITECH partners.The application to the Research Council of Norway as approved February 2009 gives the basis for the activities of NOWITECH.
NOWITECH Annual Report 2012
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MARINET is an EC-funded network of research centres and organisations that are working together to accelerate the development of marine renewable energy - wave, tidal & offshore-wind - by offering periods of free access to their world-class testing facilities, standardising testing, coordinating research, providing focused training and industry networking.