ENCORE - Energizing Coastal Regions with Offshore Renewable Energy

01 January 2020 → 31 March 2023
European funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Engineering and technology
    • Coastal and estuarine hydraulics
    • Wind energy
    • Marine engineering not elsewehere classified
offshore renewable energy
Project description

ENCORE's main objective is to increase the delivery of innovation in the Offshore Renewable Energy sector supported through 2 specific objectives:

  1. Advance five ORE technologies with experts in a structured and collaborative process and tackle common challenges
    1. Water2Energy river current turbine from TRL 3 to 5
    2. Laminaria wave energy device from TRL 3 (subsystems) to 7 (full scale)
    3. Teamwork Technology wave energy device from TRL 3 to 5
    4. Oceans of Energy offshore solar plant from TRL 3 to 5
    5. EEL Energy undulating water current turbine from TRL 3 to 5
  2. Develop a Route-to-market strategy for ORE solutions to accelerate commercialization for islands, harbors, estuaries and offshore structures building on the following sub-objectives;
    1. prepare SMEs for investment
    2. continue to improve new international standards and certification
    3. support skills development in the Blue Economy
    4. involve supply chain and stakeholders