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TP Ocean - Strategic Research Agenda

Published: November 2016

This first ever European Strategic Research Agenda for ocean energy is the result of the work of TP Ocean – the European Technology and Innovation Platform for ocean energy. TP-Ocean is a network of over 220 ocean energy experts and professionals from 150 organisations across Europe. 

It identifies 12 priority research areas and proposes 54 research and innovation actions applicable to one or more ocean energy technology to meet the challenges facing the sector



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Ocean Energy Roadmap

Published: November 2016

The Ocean Energy Forum Strategic Roadmap is the main output of the Ocean Energy Forum, created by the European Commission in 2014. Publication of the Roadmap culminates the end of over two-years’ work by Ocean Energy Forum stakeholders, forming three working groups: Technology; Finance; and Environment.

The Roadmap identifies a path forwards, building on European leadership in ocean energy, and developing technologies that can meet a significant amount of Europe’s power demand over the next 35 years. 

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KnowRES: Ocean Energy Sector Report

Published: December 2015

The Knowledge Centre for Renewable Energy Jobs provides job intelligence to industry, candidates and academic and training institutions, while performing an analysis of the skills needed by the industry to ensure that the provided education and training courses are tailor-made to the sectors’ needs. The overall aim of the project is to help closing the skill gaps in the renewable energy sector.

This report provides information on recruitment trends, forecasts and most wanted profiles in the Europen ocean energy sector.  




Published: January 2015

MaRINET is a European Commission-funded network of worldclass research centres that have come together in order to accelerate the development and commercial deployment of marine renewable energy technologies – wave, tidal and offshore-wind.

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Wave and Tidal Energy Market Deployment Strategy for Europe, June 2014

Published: June 2014

Funded by the Intelligent Energy Europe programme, the SI Ocean project’s Market Deployment Strategy makes high-level recommendations for commercialising the emerging wave and tidal energy sectors. 


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Industry Vision Paper 2013

Published: April 2013

On the 24th April 2013, Ocean Energy Europe launched the Vision Paper on the Industrial Strategy presented to the Parliament and the European Commission in Brussels. The paper sets out a vision for Europe's ocean energy sector and a three point plan for driving the sector towards commercial deployments post-2020.

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