Latest FloWave News and Events

Read the Latest News and Upcoming Events from the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility.

  • BusinessGreen Technology Awards recognise FloWave as Marine Energy Innovation of the Year 2015

    BusinessGreen Technology Awards 2015 - Innovation of the Year 2015, award beside tank
  • Membership underlines FloWave’s Research & Innovation credentials

    The FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility at the University of Edinburgh has just joined AIRTO, one of the foremost organisations in the UK’s innovation, research and technology sector.

    Members of the public enjoy some of more unusual capabilities of the world-unique FloWave test facility
  • FloWave to replicate EMEC’s Billia Croo wave site in the onshore ocean test tank

    FloWave and EMEC  have joined forces for a ground-breaking project to recreate scaled versions of Scotland’s oceans in the laboratory.

  • Trans-Atlantic research funding package to focus on measuring & understanding tidal turbulence

    (Expansion on InnovateUK Official News Release – 21 July 2015)

    RSI Micro-Rider during its 2014 deployment at FloWave
  • EMEC and FloWave join forces to offer ‘one-stop-shop’ to next-generation wave energy developers.

    Scotland’s world-leading wave energy test centres have joined forces to support technology firms aiming to develop the next generation of wave energy converters.

    Wave device developers past and present at FloWave
  • Junior Saltire competition finalists are testing their model devices at FloWave today!

    Twelve finalist teams selected from more than 200 school teams are today putting their models into the tank at FloWave as part of the Scottish Junior Saltire Competition.

    Finalists at FloWave
  • Agreement paves way for broader collaboration on measuring turbulence ‘from the lab to the ocean’

    (Official News Release – 02 June 2015)

    RSI Micro-Rider in current at FloWave in 2014
  • The staff and team at the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility are pleased to welcome Martyn Lennon into a test tank Engineering Technician role.

    Martyn Lennon in the FloWave facility
  • FloWave will be exhibiting at All-Energy 2015 as part of a joint stand with the University of Edinburgh’s Institute for Energy Systems. Please come and see us at stand K39 – in amongst a cluster of Universities and not far from the Highlands and Islands Enterprise pavilion.

    All-Energy 2015 Graphic
  • The 6th and last call under the FP7 MaRINET trans-national access programme has just been announced and includes FloWave as one of the 14 research infrastructres / facilities eligible for funded access by research groups and companies.

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