Innovation Competition

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Current competition

RWE, one of the world leaders in offshore wind, has launched its first global “Floating Wind Co-use Competition”. The company is dedicated to accelerating the development and demonstration of innovative and sustainable solutions. RWE invites start-ups, scale-ups, research institutes to submit innovative proposals that can be specifically applied to floating offshore wind projects.

We’re looking for solutions in two domains:

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Co-existence with other sea-based users

RWE is seeking innovative solutions that promote co-existence with other sea-based activities to support local marine stakeholders - especially the fisheries.

These solutions should provide positive opportunities for local marine stakeholders

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Biodiversity Enhancement

RWE is seeking innovative solutions that minimise the environmental impact on wildlife and which have a net-positive impact on biodiversity

These solutions should reduce the negative impact and promote a positive effect on marine and bird life.

The deadline for applications was 31st December 2023.

Former innovation competitions

Innovation Competition 2023

System Integration, Circularity & Ecology

The winner

Innovation Competition 2022


The winners

Innovation Competition 2022

System Integration

The winners

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