European Union

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 731200

Funding Opportunities for Collaborative Innovation

Joint Event with Ocean Power Innovation Network

10 May 2021 - 10 May 2021


Collaboration between companies and with research organisations, across boundaries and sectors, offers the opportunity to address common challenges and develop new products and processes.

A range of funding mechanisms are available to support collaborative innovation. This webinar looks at some of the opportunities to support European collaboration in ocean energy and the clean energy transition, with a case study of one company’s approach.

Who should attend:

Companies and research organisations who are interested in collaborative innovation, in particular how this can benefit company growth and development, and opportunities to access funding.

Registration will be open soon. To be advised when registration opens please contact

Programme (times are in BST(UTC+1.00):

11:00     Welcome and Introduction to the OPIN project

11:10     Introduction to OCEANERA-NET COFUND, review of funding activity, examples of projects – Karen Fraser, Scottish Enterprise

11:20     Company case study – Matthew Dickson, CorPower Ocean

11:35     Horizon Europe – ocean energy and related calls – Matthijs Soede, European Commission

11:50     Clean Energy Transition Partnership – new funding opportunities – Michael Hübner, Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, Austria

12.05     Q&A

12:30     Close