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Research, Development & Innovation

Identifying and solving the technical challenges and problems facing the offshore wind sector.

Through programmes of research, development and innovation Aura will provide inspiration to build a vibrant and successful industry. This is focused on nine separate but interrelated themes.

Areas of current research

Next Generation Blade Design and Manufacture
Whole Life Supply Chain Modelling
Marine Data
Materials, Coatings and Surfaces
Operations, Maintenance, Logistics and Risk
Environmental Interactions and Sea Bed
Generators and Converters
Management of Assets
Added Value including Aquaculture