Wind projects awarded Northern Way cash

Manchester University is among the funding winners announced by the Northern Wind Innovation Programme.

Ten consortia made up of 38 UK companies were selected to share £3m to develop innovation in support of the offshore wind industry.

The successful projects and delivery partners are:

  • Composite Metal Technology, the University of Durham, David Brown Gear Systems and Ricardo UK
  • David Brown Gear Systems and the University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Ricardo UK, The University of Sheffield and Roballo Engineering
  • Romax Technology and the University of Sheffield
  • Siemens Transmission Distribution and the University of Manchester
  • Siemens Wind Power and The University of Sheffield
  • TWI, the University of Manchester, Monitor Coatings, McNulty Offshore, VattenFall Wind Power
  • TWI, RCID at Newcastle University, SEtech, Parsons Brinckerhoff, McNulty Offshore Construction, VattenFall Wind Power, Scottish Power UK plc and Clipperwind plc
  • TWI, University of Sheffield, CMR (UK), SKM, James Walker, Applied Inspection, and Le Carbone (GB)
  • Xanthus Energy, Able UK and Ekspan

The Northern Wind Innovation Programme is funded by The Northern Way, made up of the three northern regional development agencies; One North East, North West Development Agency and Yorkshire Forward and is being delivered by the New and Renewable Energy Centre and Envirolink Northwest.

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