NOWITECH is an 8 year FME within offshore wind co-funded by the Research Council of Norway and the NOWITECH partners. The research emphasis is on “deep-sea” (+30 m) including bottom-fixed and floating wind turbines. NOWITECH started in 2009 and is now in its 6th year.
NOWITECH wants to honor excellence and innovation within offshore wind and the award is intended to stimulate and reward knowledge-based innovation and / or entrepreneurship within the field of offshore wind energy.
The NOWITECH Innovation Award will be presented for the first time in 2015 during NOWITECH Day 18 June in Trondheim. The award consists of a diploma and a cash prize of NOK 10 000. The winner(s) will be selected by a committee of experts. The rationale for the selection will be delivered during the ceremony and included on the diploma.
The criteria for the award will be based upon
- Potential to reduce cost of energy from offshore wind farms
- High degree of novelty
- Real commercial viability
To find the nominations template and more info please visit our webpage .
Deadline for nominations are set to 1 June 2015.
Hans Christian Bolstad
Centre Manager, NOWITECH
M: +47 99460751