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About Energi Coast Innovation Group

The role of regional innovation and skills in attracting investment into North East England into offshore wind.
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Disclaimer

Energi Coast will not be held responsible should the webinar not go ahead or progress as planned due to connectivity or technical issues including wi-fi failure.

North East England has recently attracted a number of large-scale industry and manufacturing investments to the region. The innovation and skills offer in the region has had a key role in delivering these regional offshore wind successes.

In this event, Energi Coast explore the role of innovation and regional skills in securing these anchor opportunities for the region which will provide jobs and further opportunities for innovation. The event will look at examples from the North East region and beyond to explore:

Programme:

10:00 Welcome and introduction – Simon Hogg, Energi Coast Innovation Lead & Head of the Department of Engineering at Durham University

10:05 Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult – Tony Quinn, Test and Validation Director, ORE Catapult & Energi Coast Chair

10:15 Blade manufacturing and the regional skills offer – tbc

10:30 Equinor (Dogger Bank): Driving forward Innovation in Offshore Wind – TomNightingale, Stakeholder Manager, Equinor

10:45 Panel session

11:25 Event feedback and close – Simon Hogg, Energi Coast Innovation Lead & Head of the Department of Engineering at Durham University

Panel session:

Tony Quinn – Test and Validation Director, ORE Catapult & Energi Coast Chair

Tom Nightingale – Stakeholder Manager, Equinor

John Leer – Head of Inward Investment, Tees Valley Combined Authority

Alan Welby – Innovation Director, North East Local Enterprise Partnership

Book your free place here:Energi Coast Innovation Group Tickets, Thu 25 Nov 2021 at 10:00 | Eventbrite

Event Overview

Event Organiser:

Energi Coast

Event Date:

Thursday 25th November 2021

Event Type:

10:00 – 11:45am

Event Type:

Webinar

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