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  • 29 February 2016
    R&D, Technology

    KIC InnoEnergy has recently made a number of new appointments in Poland and Germany, as part of its ongoing drive to connect industry with innovative products and solutions across east and west Europe. In Poland, Jakub Miler has been appointed as CEO and Marcin Lewenstein has been appointed as Clean Coal and Gas Thematic Leader. […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Schneider Electric has joined KIC InnoEnergy as a shareholder and formal partner. Schneider Electric has been an associate partner of KIC InnoEnergy since it was launched in 2010. This change of partnership status will see Schneider Electric taking an increased commitment in the activities and the governance of the company. Sylvain Paineau, Schneider Electric’s Innovation […]

  • 11 May 2015

    EOLOS LiDAR, one of KIC InnoEnergy’s start-up projects, won the EIT Innovators Award at last weeks’ InnovEIT conference being held in Budapest. This award recognises teams made up from across the KIC communities that have developed a product that has the potential to have a significant societal and economic impact. The business, the Barcelona based creator […]

  • 30 May 2013

    KIC-OffWindTech project and IREC are organizing “Symposium on Offshore wind technologies (OffWindTech)”, to be held at ETSEIB (UPC, Barcelona) premises, on June 20th, 2013.  The goal of this workshop is providing a space to discuss the challenges of the offshore wind power by two thematic sessions: Offshore wind farm grid integration and offshore wind farm […]

  • 16 May 2014
    R&D

    KIC InnoEnergy with 11 European partners have launched the Insight_E project with the aim to serve as an energy think-tank informing the European Commission. Gathering experts from the energy sector, the INSIGHT_E consortium will provide decision makers on a European level with unbiased policy advice and insights on policy options, including an assessment of their […]

  • 18 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The final phase of testing the HiWave technology is complete and the HiWave project can now focus on tackling the deployment of the technology at a full scale, KIC InnoEnergy informed. The HiWave project aims to industrialise a wave energy converter with five times higher energy density compared to existing technologies. The real size prototype of […]

  • 25 January 2013

    The aim of the event has been to present the call for innovation projects of InnoEnergy KIC 2013. The Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) has hosted the conference “Animation Event for Thematic Field Renewable Energy “organized by KIC InnoEnergy, in its headquarters in Barcelona. The aim of the conference has been to present the […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Technology

    Marine energy company Minesto, recently given a €13 million investment from the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government, has announced that it received an additional €3.5 million from KIC InnoEnergy. The funding is part of the overall development of the company. The collaboration was initiated in 2014 and has led to the largest single investment […]

  • 15 April 2015

    KIC InnoEnergy, the European company for innovation, education and business creation in sustainable energy, has nominated five innovators for the 2015 European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Awards. The winners will be announced at INNOVEIT 2015 in Budapest, Hungary on 6th May. “Our goal is to support innovation in Europe’s sustainable energy sector, and […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    General Electric (GE) has acquired Blade Dynamics, the developer of what are to be the world’s longest wind turbine blades. Blade Dynamics says that GE’s interest in the company is ”based on its innovative technology which has the potential to radically transform the blade manufacturing process.” The new technology is estimated to reduce the cost of electricity generation of […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    KIC InnoEnergy has launched the Call for Innovation Proposals 2016 in their bid to propel new innovations from the sustainable energy field to market. The Call is seeking European businesses – start-ups, SMEs or larger, that have an innovation in sustainable energy but that need support commercialising their new service or product. The aim of […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A report by KIC InnoEnergy and BVG Associates has identified fifty offshore wind innovations which have the potential to make a substantial reduction in the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) through changes to design, hardware, software or process. The report, ‘Future renewable energy costs: offshore wind’, found that the technologies could reduce the LCOE by a […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    KIC InnoEnergy, the European company for innovation, education and business creation in sustainable energy, has announced the launch of a new call for proposals to develop innovative products and services, as part of their ambitious support programme dedicated to boosting sustainable innovations in Europe. KIC InnoEnergy’s objective is to offer comprehensive support to public and […]

  • 4 July 2014

    Hydrodynamic test at UPC wave flume has been conducted on a scaled model of a monolithic floating concrete offshore platform for wind turbines. Alternative floating offshore substructures for offshore wind farms (AFOST) project, under the KIC-InnoEnergy (EIT), is currently in the prototype verification phase. Scaled testing and development of detailed engineering for full scaled test […]

  • 19 July 2016

    Principle Power and KIC InnoEnergy have entered a partnership which includes a EUR 4 million investment from KIC InnoEnergy in bringing Principle Power’s WindFloat to the market. The partnership encompasses advanced technology development and commercialisation, including engineering, third party analysis and certification, business development and dissemination. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2018, following a […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    As an innovation promoter, KIC InnoEnergy is interested in evaluating the impact of visible innovations on the cost of energy from various renewable energy technologies. For this purpose, KIC InnoEnergy is developing credible future technology cost models for four technologies using a consistent and robust methodology. KIC InnoEnergy has released the first in a series of […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    KIC InnoEnergy has published, together with Questel Consulting, a unique report on innovation to provide an in-depth understanding of the global competitive energy landscape. The Top 10 Energy Innovators in 100 Energy Priorities report is the first to identify and rank the top industry and academic players worldwide at the same time according to their […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    KIC InnoEnergy has announced the 2014 results of its sustainable energy innovation project support programme, which recorded 28 newly enrolled high potential project consortia in just one year, adding up to 65 new projects since 2013, for which KIC InnoEnergy mobilized 80 million euros of investment. The success of this investment programme, which aims to boost […]

  • 14 May 2013

    IREC to organise the Symposium on Offshore wind technologies (OffWindTech) in the frame of the project KIC-Offwindtech. The aim of this project is to identify the main challenges and limitations in offshore, especially deep water offshore wind energy, and to seek and analyze viable alternatives in the field of power transmission, and offshore blades. [mappress] […]

  • 18 December 2014
    R&D, Training & Education

    At the SET-plan conference on 10 and 11 December, the European University Association presented a new project in partnership with the universities of KIC InnoEnergy (represented by KU Leuven) to facilitate energy-related research, education and training activities at European universities. Called UNI-SET (Universities in the SET-Plan), the project intends to stimulate the development of new […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    KIC InnoEnergy has launched Delphos, a revolutionary online tool, which is now available on KIC InnoEnergy website. Delphos aims to make it easier for innovators to bring products to market by predicting the impact that innovation will have on the cost of energy. Currently available for innovations in the field of wind energy (onshore and offshore), it will soon […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    As one of four finalists of the MIT Building Global Innovators Award, the KIC InnoEnergy start-up CorPower Ocean was awarded € 100,000 in the category “Ocean Economy”. The jury considered CorPower´s Wave Energy Converters as the most competitive business idea among several hundred screened applications from more than 30 countries. CorPower has now also the chance […]

  • 30 May 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The innovation project Neptune, supported by KIC InnoEnergy Iberia, launched for the first time its buoy into the sea for testing on last Wednesday, May 22nd, at the “Pont del Petroli” in Badalona, Spain. The main objective was to compare a fixed buoy´s wind measurement data -located at a nearby pier- with the sea located […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    MonoBaseWind has contracted Dutch engineering company KCI the Engineers for the basic engineering of the structural steel design of their self-installing Gravity Based Foundation (GBF) concept. This self-installing GBF is specifically developed for wind turbines with a capacity of over 6MW which need to be installed in waters deeper than 40m. The principle has been […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The Board of Swedish marine energy company Minesto has decided to apply for listing of the company’s shares on First North at NASDAQ Stockholm and conduct a new issue of units directed to the public in Sweden of appoximatley EUR 10 million. Minesto’s tidal power plant, Deep Green, generates electricity from tidal and ocean currents. […]

  • 4 June 2014

    The 9th edition of the Barcelona Global Energy Challenges 2014 will be held on June 19. The conference is supported by the Government of Catalonia and the City Council of Barcelona, as well as the centres of research and investigation of the IREC and the MIT. This 9th edition is structured in 5 plenary sessions led […]