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.