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ECR Research Fund Call 4 – October 2021

Our fourth Early Career Researcher (ECR) Fund, has awarded almost £29,000 to 8 projects at UK institutions. The awards made through this call cover a range of topics including assessing bio-physical interactions with floating tidal turbines, investigating fault-tolerant control technology of offshore wind turbines, and demonstrating a novel approach for wave calibration based on artificial intelligence.

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ECR Research Fund Call 3 – March 2021

Our third ECR Research Fund awarded almost £38,500 to 8 projects at UK institutions. The projects funded in this third call are wide ranging from an internship investigating economic and environmental trade-offs between offshore wind farms and fisheries, a feasibility study into the installation of innovative suction caisson anchors, and a study into the wave interaction with a floating/submerged elastic disk.

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ECR Research Fund Call 2 - October 2020

Our second ECR Research Fund call was another success with a further 8 successful awards, representing over £36,000 of investment. Awards ranged from parametric study for flapping foil system for harnessing wave energy to the development of an integrated anchor model via industry engagement

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ECR Research Fund Call 1 - October 2019

Our inaugural ECR Research Fund call was hugely successful with 8 successful awards, representing over £46,000 of investment. Awards ranged from an industrial secondment to a leading company in the field of manufacturing informatics to a research project into Aeroelastic Modelling and Predictive Control of a 20-MW Offshore Wind Turbine

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