Participate in the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge

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The Dutch offshore wind industry is recognized for its experience, expertise and innovation skills. To make offshore wind even more affordable, reliable and sustainable, game changing offshore wind innovations are necessary. That’s why Offshore Wind Innovators has taken the initiative to launch the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge!


The Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge is exclusively developed for Dutch SMEs, start-ups and students solving problems of Dutch corporates.

This challenge aims to connect our Business Partners: SeaZip, TKI Wind and Gemini  with entrepreneurs presenting the innovative solution, the industry is looking for.

Therefore we look for students, SME’s and start ups who like to take up this challenge and come up with a bright innovative solution on the following topics;

Challenge 1: The perfect fender

Challenge 2: Limit/prevent the impact of offshore wind farms on birds

Challenge 3: On the spot oil analysis

Challenge 4: Mobile bolting device

Challenge 5: Blade inspection at night

What’s in it for me?

Deadline application: 31 August

Masterclass:  September

Bootcamp with experts: October

Announcement  of the winners will take place during the Offshore Wind Innovators Event in November 2018.

How do I apply?

At the offshore wind innovators site you can find the link to apply per challenge. The deadline for application is August 31st.