The Marine Energy Alliance (MEA) project has nearly reached its finish line after four years of activity. During this time, small-to-medium enterprises benefited from the project partner’s best practices and expertise in developing their technologies. Many were able to significantly advance their technology, as well as work on their commercial strategy and worldwide recognition in the marine energy sector.The MEA Partners look forward to sharing the project results, engage with stakeholders, exchange on cross-sector collaboration and showcase the potential of Marine Energy.
Tuesday 29 November
10:00 Why test and how to prepare – support for different TRLsA series of presentations by MEA partners and developers that give insight into the technical services delivered within the MEA project and the lessons learned from that.
13:00 Showcasing Marine Energy Opportunities and Solutions A series of presentations with a focus on available Marine Energy solutions.
14:30 Session ‘Scaling-up marine energy’ - Conference Area G105
16:00 Reception/Networking at the Marine Energy Pavilion ‘Joining forces for offshore energy’
Wednesday 30 November
10:00 Bridging the gap between technology development and fundingWhere is the gap for most developers and how to finance innovation? A series of presentations on crowdfunding, valuation and accelerator programs with a moderated discussion round with MEA partners, developers and external experts.
13:30 MEA project: the results and service offer
14:00 Interreg NWE: reflection on the previous project period and focus on the new program