With primary locations in Glasgow and Blyth, Northumberland, ORE Catapult is the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewable energy. We are delivering the UK’s largest clean growth opportunity by accelerating the creation and growth of UK companies in offshore renewable energy. Our unique facilities, research and engineering capabilities bring together industry and academia and drive innovation, focusing on three main areas: testing and validating offshore renewable energy technologies; research & innovation; improving the operational performance of the existing fleet of offshore renewable energy infrastructure.
Description du poste
We are currently looking for a Regional Innovation Manager based in Cornwall. Reporting to the Sector Lead Wave & Tidal Energy, this role will help maintain and grow ORE Catapult’s established support to SME innovation in the South West. The role will promote ORE Catapult’s regional activity through proactive engagement with local industry, academia and public bodies, to identify potential collaborative and bilateral projects and programmes while helping to strengthen existing networks both regionally and within the wave, tidal and offshore wind energy sectors.
You will provide a strong focus on innovation, sector technology challenges, national and international renewables policy. Working with regional partners you will manage the ORE Catapult’s day to day obligations in delivering the Marine-i SME innovation project. You will proactively encourage SME innovation in the region, leveraging use of ORE Catapult’s expertise and test facilities at Levenmouth and Blyth. Working with the Sector Lead Wave & Tidal Energy, you will help deliver the ORE Catapult’s broader regional engagement strategy, including developing opportunities across the South Coast Marine Cluster and Wales, and supporting the strategy for a ORE Catapult technology centre in the South West.
Modalités de candidature
Closing Date: Sunday 27th January 2019