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Foundations foR Offshore wiNd TurbInES

Objective

The offshore wind sector has experienced rapid growth in recent years, with new turbine technologies, increased sizes and construction locations further from the shore in deeper waters than ever before. A critical challenge for future developments is the lack of knowledge surrounding how to design foundations to support these turbines, with the safety, life-span, cost and environmental implications coming increasingly into question. To maintain Europe’s stance as a world-leader in offshore wind, Foundations foR Offshore wiNd TurbInES (FRONTIErS) DN has been designed to bring together research intensive universities and major industry stakeholders to train the next generation of graduates with the appropriate skills to tackle the emerging issues presenting as a barrier to continued development of the sector. 11 talented Doctoral Candidates (DCs) will undergo training via individual guided research projects, network-wide discipline-specific and transferrable training events, and local training at each host, over a 36-month PhD programme. DCs will receive training in innovation, communication, commercialisation and entrepreneurship as well as undertaking specific modules in business development to arm them with the requisite all-round skills to excel in academic or industry careers. A tailored dissemination strategy will govern outputs and ensure that the research reaches wider audiences, both scientific and public, through a variety of media. The secondment strategy is designed to expose DCs to both academic and industry environments to foster an appreciation for the requirements of each sector and to enable research translation. Where a DC’s research makes an appropriate contribution to its field of science, the candidate will be awarded a doctorate degree from one of four world-leading academic institutions partaking in the programme. FRONTIErS will create the next generation of high-skilled professionals, who will be in high-demand in this expanding sector.

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TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
Net EU contribution
€ 823 111,20
Address
Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft
Netherlands

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Delft en Westland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
No data

Participants (6)

NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 297 748,80
Address
Hogskoleringen 1
7491 Trondheim

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Region
Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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No data
UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE CATALUNYA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 251 971,20
Address
Calle Jordi Girona 31
08034 Barcelona

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Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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No data
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 282 693,60
Address
Avenue De Wagram 22
75008 Paris 08

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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No data
NORCONSULT AS
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 297 748,80
Address
Vestfjordgaten 4
1338 Sandvika

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Region
Norge Oslo og Viken Viken
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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No data
ESTEYCO SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 251 971,20
Address
Calle Menendez Pidal 17
28036 Madrid

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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No data
EQUINOR ENERGY AS
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 297 748,80
Address
Forusbeen 50
4035 Stavanger

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Norge Vestlandet Rogaland
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Partners (12)

THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Australia
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Stirling Higway 35
6009 Crawley

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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No data
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM
United States
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Colorado Street 601
78701 2982 Austin

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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No data
DNV AS
Norway
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€ 0,00
Address
Veritasveien 1
1363 Hovik

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Region
Norge Oslo og Viken Viken
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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No data
Institut de Ciències del Mar, Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
Spain
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€ 0,00
Address
Passeig Marítim De La Barceloneta 37-49
08003 Barcelona

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Este Cataluña Barcelona
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Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
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No data
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
Denmark
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€ 0,00
Address
Anker Engelundsvej 1 Bygning 101 A
2800 Kgs Lyngby

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Region
Danmark Hovedstaden Københavns omegn
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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No data
Klinkvort EURL
France
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€ 0,00
Address
8 Rue Carnot
93100 Montreuil

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Seine-Saint-Denis
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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No data
National Yunlin University of Science and Technology
Taiwan
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€ 0,00
Address
123 University Rd, Section 3
640 Dou-liu City, Yun-lin County

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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INFRA PLAN KONZALTNIG JDOO ZA USLUGE
Croatia
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€ 0,00
Address
Luke Kaliterne 7
10000 Zagreb

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Hrvatska Grad Zagreb Grad Zagreb
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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No data
OffshoreWind4Kids vzw
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Diepestraat 201 C
3080 Tervuren

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Vlaams Gewest Prov. Vlaams-Brabant Arr. Leuven
Activity type
Other
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No data
ALLIANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY LLC
United States
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Denver West Parkway 15013
80401 Golden

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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No data
SEA AND LAND PROJECT ENGINEERING LIMITED
United Kingdom
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€ 0,00
Address
Pentagon House 52 54 Southwark St
SE1 1UN London

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Region
London Inner London — East Lewisham and Southwark
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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No data
THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
United Kingdom
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€ 0,00
Address
University Park
NG7 2RD Nottingham

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Region
East Midlands (England) Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Nottingham
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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