The prototype fund objective is to accelerate and enhance support for the research, development, testing and deployment of wave and tidal energy devices. Through this fund, SEAI encourages innovative solutions for ocean energy technologies.
Ocean Energy Europe is the trade association for ocean renewables in Europe. It is based in Brussels and has nearly 100 members including some of the world’s leading utilities, engineering companies, device developers and research institutes.
The Marine Institute’s National Marine Technology Programme facilitates a range of research and development activities in the area of sensor development, data management and information systems.