Additive Manufacturing for the Blue Economy – a Focus on Composite Blades

Event duration: 3 hours
Venue: Digital event

As part of the Periscope project, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (OREC) has been examining how additive manufacturing (3D Printing) of blades may be used by the Offshore Wind Industry in the future. This workshop gives you an opportunity to learn from our experts on this emerging industry and to shape a future transnational innovative project on 3D printing of blades. 


Session 1 – Additive Manufacturing of turbine blades – Is this the future?

09:00 – 10:00

An Introduction to: 

• Periscope Network

• ORE Catapult 

• Additive Manufacturing of Blades

Coffee break – 10 mins 

Session 2 – Breakout Workshops

10:10 – 11:20

A structured discussion on the opportunities, challenges, and potential future project concepts for Additive Manufacturing for wind turbine blades and the wider opportunities in ocean technologies. 

Session 3 – Discussion Feedback

11:20 – 12:00

Breakout Leaders will feedback points covered in Session 2. 

Register here. Please note that this session will be recorded.


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