Academic

Open Science

Overview: This course is a MOOC given by TU Delft and is therefore accessible to a wide audience. More information can be found here Duration: 19 May 2021 for 4 weeks (3-4 hours/week) Lead Beneficiary: TU Delft

Big data management

Overview: This course will cover all aspects related to data collection, management, analysis, visualisation, and sharing. Example of topics are: management and interpretation of large quantities of SCADA data; open and confidential data management; practical examples of data management at ORE Catapult such as POD (Platform for Operational Data) for data collection and SPARTA (System Performance, Availability and Reliability Trend Analysis) to improve offshore wind assets. Duration: TBC Lead Beneficiary: ORE Catapult

Build your start-up

Overview: This course will be delivered in collaboration with Yes!Delft. It will give the ESRs a hands-on experience with building their own start-up. Topics include: methods and tools associated with the lean start up and design-thinking philosophy, identify key actors, market size and trends analysis, revenue model, business model, IP management, convince investors. Duration: TBC Lead Beneficiary: TU Delft

Autumn school

Overview: The Autumn school took place at Lake Como on 4-8 October 2021. The programme included lectures on: atmosphere physics and natural wind boundary layer, mechanical and control models of wind turbines, aerodynamic modelling of wind turbine, wind farms control problems, floating wind research topics and future and floating wind industrial applications. A site visit to the wind tunnels at Politecnico di Milano was also organised. All information can be found here .

Winter school

Overview: This school will focus on social, economic and environmental impact of offshore wind. Emphasis will be on the regional economic impact of offshore wind development activities and on the environmental impact of various end of life options for wind turbines and their support structures Duration: TBC Lead Beneficiary: University College Cork