Search results for: Orkney Research and Innovation Campus

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  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Internationally recognized scientist Tracy Shimmield has taken on the role of Chair of the new Orkney Research and Innovation Campus (ORIC).

  • 9 July 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    Experienced professionals with a wide range of skills in the UK energy sector have been invited to apply to the post of Chair of the new Orkney Research and Innovation Campus (ORIC).

  • 19 March 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Orkney Islands Council (OIC) have awarded a £5.4 million construction contract for the development of a new Research and Innovation Campus in Orkney.

  • 9 January 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Orkney Islands Council (OIC) have agreed funding for the establishment of a multi-million pound marine renewables research and innovation campus in Orkney, Scotland.

  • 25 January 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    The new Orkney Research and Innovation Campus (ORIC) in Stromness has appointed John McGlynn as an executive manager. McGlynn will be joining the organisation from Sustainable Marine Energy in Kirkwall where he was the company’s head of commercial development. Originally from Dublin, McGlynn has been involved with Orkney’s renewable energy sector since he relocated to […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has through its subsidiary Wave Energy Scotland approved £12.4 million in 2016/17 for wave energy development projects.

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    EMEC’s and other UK tidal and wave energy industry experts have visited China to support the creation of marine renewable energy test center in the eastern part of the country.

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The International Centre of Island Technology (ICIT) and the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) have joined forces in a year long project to research practical strategies to minimise the impacts of biofouling for the marine renewable energy (MRE) industry. Biofouling, the settlement and growth of organisms on submerged structures, is a major issue for the […]

  • 20 October 2014

    More than 120 energy industry experts gathered at Heriot-Watt University today to hear about how the latest research and partnership with Scottish and global energy businesses could drive innovation. Delegates include representatives from the Scotmas Group; Selex Galileo; AMEC; The Crown Estate; Scottish Water; Grontmij and Heliex Power. Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer, Director of the Energy […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    New climate change minister Amber Rudd MP found out first-hand about the UK’s leading role in ocean energy research and development when she officially opened the world’s most sophisticated tide and wave simulator in Edinburgh today. The FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility, located at Edinburgh University’s King’s Buildings campus, is a 25 metre circular pool […]

  • 5 August 2014

    New climate change minister Amber Rudd MP found out first-hand about the UK’s leading role in ocean energy research and development when she officially opened the world’s most sophisticated tide and wave simulator in Edinburgh today (August 5). The FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility, located at Edinburgh University’s King’s Buildings campus, is a 25 metre […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Finance Secretary John Swinney outlined the range of new business incentives that are available to encourage private investment in Scotland’s four new Enterprise Areas, during a visit to the Port of Dundee this morning. Incentives and actions to stimulate investment include: business rate discounts worth up to £275,000 per business or enhanced capital allowances; new […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Finance Secretary John Swinney outlined the range of new business incentives that are available to encourage private investment in Scotland’s four new Enterprise Areas, during a visit to the Port of Dundee this morning. Incentives and actions to stimulate investment include: business rate discounts worth up to £275,000 per business or enhanced capital allowances; new […]

  • 7 August 2014

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd added two new members to its team, Caitlin Long and Danielle Wick. In her role as Research and Consents Officer, Caitlin will work closely with developers taking them through the consenting process at EMEC, and assisting with liaison between developers, regulators and regulatory consultees. She will also be […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has said that due to the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, as of today, 17 March 2020, the Orkney Renewable and Innovation Campus (ORIC) will restrict public access to the Robert Rendall and Charles Clouston buildings. All planned visits to EMEC have been canceled and the measures have been put […]

  • 26 November 2019

    Orbital Marine Power has scooped the Rural Blue Award for Blue Economy Enterprise of the Year at the inaugural Scottish Highlands and Islands Rural Economy (SHIREs) Awards. The SHIREs awards, which took place on November 21, celebrate the very best of Scotland’s vibrant modern rural economy. Orbital Marine Power was founded in the Highlands and […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    A delegation from the European Commission visited Orkney in Scotland this week to get a taste of the pioneering ocean energy advancements taking place across the archipelago.

  • 16 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The representatives of the European Commission will visit Orkney’s world leading ocean energy test center later this month.

  • 4 June 2014

    On 3 June 2014 the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) hosted the first EU Energy Day dedicated to ocean energy in partnership with Ocean Energy Europe, the trade association for ocean renewables in Europe.  At the Orkney Ocean Energy Day, as part of the EU’s Sustainable Energy Week calendar of events, representatives from the European […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Crown Estate is launching plans to conduct a new research study that will explore how the Pentland Firth and Orkney waters wave and tidal projects can proceed in harmony with local fishing activities, ensuring that local communities benefit from both industries. This study will be conducted in partnership with Scottish Government’s Marine Scotland and […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Human Capital

    Orkney-based marine renewables contractor Leask Marine will see its engineer Elsa Ramírez run for one of the Scottish Renewables Young Professionals Green Energy Awards. Elsa Ramírez serves as Leask Marine lead designer and project engineer/manager on new construction and tool development projects supporting governmental, commercial, and educational industries. Ramírez joined the company after finishing her […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Today The Crown Estate is launching plans to conduct a new research study that will explore how the Pentland Firth and Orkney waters wave and tidal projects can proceed in harmony with local fishing activities, ensuring that local communities benefit from both industries. This study will be conducted in partnership with Scottish Government’s Marine Scotland […]