FORESEA Programme Launches Second Call for Applications

The Funding Ocean Renewable Energy through Strategic European Action (FORESEA) programme announced the opening of its second call

The Funding Ocean Renewable Energy through Strategic European Action (FORESEA) programme announced the opening of its second call for support package applications yesterday at the Ocean Energy Europe 2016 Conference & Exhibition. Support from the programme includes free access to FORESEA test sites situated around the UK and Europe to provide a suitable test environment for developers, and to aid in commercialisation strategy.

The state of the art marine technology sites are:

- European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Orkney Islands, UK

- SmartBay, Galway, Ireland

- SEM-REV, Nantes, France

- Tidal Testing Centre, Den Oever, Netherlands

EMEC Managing Director, Mr. Neil Kermode made the announcement at OEE2016, presenting a ‘recommendation of support’ awarded to ten companies, adding “it’s fair to say that the FORESEA programme is off to a tremendous start, and we are really looking forward to welcoming some of these developers to EMEC in the coming months.”

 

For the full press release, click here.

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