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Final issue of the 2020 Periscope Newsletter

17 December 2020

The third and final issue of the blue growth innovation newsletter is available .

Check out our Market Opportunity reports, spotlight feature, latest news from around the North Sea, events …

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Subsea cable tracking – EMEC is the end-user

16 December 2020

The UK’s National Oceanography Centre is leading a project to increase the operational efficiency of the generation of offshore renewable energy by tackling submarine cable failure management.

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Circular Economy for the Wind Sector (CEWS)

16 December 2020

With an average lifespan of 20-25 years, many of the world’s wind turbines installed during the 1990s and early 2000s, are now reaching the end of their life expectancy. This raises the question of …

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Periscope inputs to report on “Accelerating Energy Innovation for the Blue Economy”

14 December 2020

Periscope partner EMEC provided insight for the new report from The Economist Intelligence Unit, entitled . This report examines the …

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ORE Catapult to Advance Next Generation Blade Manufacture

11 December 2020

Periscope partner, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has outlined its ambition to boost the wind turbine blade designs of the future with investment in a state-of-the-art prototype blade m…

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Future Drone Applications in Maritime and Offshore Industries

08 December 2020

On 23 November 2020, the Periscope Network hosted the first drone day workshop in cooperation with Aarhus University and the maritime cluster of the Netherlands, (Nederland Maritiem Land, NML). The …

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Hydrogen – a promising market opportunity for the North Sea

04 December 2020

South Norway European Office, project lead of the Periscope Network, hosted a lively webinar on opportunities in the hydrogen economy around the North Sea on 4 December. There was participation from …

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Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation – What are the strategies and what do you need to know?

02 December 2020

Periscope partner, RISE, hosted a webinar on 26 November looking into different approaches in managing IPR in the development of new products and services. IPR was created to encourage innovation an…

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James Ferguson takes home SR Young and Inspiring Award

02 December 2020

James Ferguson, Research and Development Engineer, at Periscope partner the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney has won the Scottish Renewables Young and Inspiring Award at the 2020 Green…

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Major boost for robotics sector as GE Renewable Energy and ORE Catapult announce winners of offshore wind innovation competition

26 November 2020

Tethys Energy Services (Tethys) and Aerones have won a major competition to demonstrate a novel remote blade maintenance technique for offshore wind farms to one of the industry’s leading …

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