News from Periscope Blue Growth network

Business Accelerator for Offshore Renewables in North-east England

23 October 2020

A £3.5m Technology, Innovation & Green Growth for Offshore Renewables (TIGGOR) programme has been established to support the acceleration of businesses in the North East England region. The prog…

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OREC and ORCA Hub collaborate to advance robotics in offshore renewables

16 October 2020

Periscope partner, OREC has partnered with the ORCA Hub will work together to translate UK robotics innovation and research expertise into products and services for the offshore renewables’ industry …

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Geothermal Energy Workshop

28 September 2020

Experts from around Europe gathered on 28 September 2020 to discuss current geothermal projects and potential funding streams in a webinar. The event was hosted by Periscope partner GCE NODE as well …

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Norwegian Hydrogen Network exploring European Opportunities

25 September 2020

Last week, a meeting took place including two Periscope partners, South Norway European Office and GCE NODE, and companies and entities interested in the emerging hydrogen market.

Three very diff…

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PERISCOPE partner EMEC helps Microsoft to discover that underwater datacenters are reliable, practical and use energy sustainably

18 September 2020

PERISCOPE partner, European Marine Energy Centre, helped computing giant Microsoft sink a data centre in the sea off Orkney to investigate whether it could boost energy efficiency.

Microsoft desc…

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Fast-tracking energy transition

18 September 2020

A five-year collaboration to deliver next generation energy technologies and accelerate the United Kingdom’s transition to a net zero future is announced by the Energy Transition Alliance (ETA), form…

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Accelerating Technology Commercialisation in Offshore Wind

18 September 2020

Periscope partner ORE Catapult is collaborating with Vattenfall helping to accelerate technology commercialisation by directing high-potential developers to trials at the European Offshore Wind Deplo…

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MaRINET2 call 5 offers free access to offshore testing at EMEC

02 September 2020

The fifth and final call for the EU-funded MaRINET2 project opened on 1 September. 

The project offers free access to a world-leading network of testing and research infrastructures, including test…

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Periscope partner EMEC achieves world’s first ocean energy RETL designation

19 August 2020

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been designated with Renewable Energy Testing Laboratory (RETL) status, the highest international designation for marine energy test laboratories. 


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Funding opportunities in blue growth in 2020-21

13 July 2020

Open and forthcoming calls in the broad blue growth sector have been identified and put together as part of the PERISCOPE project. These calls range in size from a few million EUR to 30 million EUR.

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