Funding Opportunities with the Heriot-Watt Energy Academy

Heriot Watt universityThe TSB Energy Catalyst Initiative and Ocean Energy ERA-NET initiative: Working with the Heriot-Watt Energy Academy.

An invitation to “Funding Opportunities with the Heriot-Watt Energy Academy.”

Date: Tuesday 9th September 2014   10:00am – 4:00pm

Venue: Heriot-Watt University, PGG01, Post-Graduate Centre, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS

We invite you to a workshop designed to explore how businesses can use new funding from the TSB Energy Catalyst program – – and calls under the Ocean Energy ERA-NET initiative.  to work with Heriot-Watt University in the fields of oil and gas and renewable energy.  

Chris Bagley, Head of Energy, and Viola Augstein, Operations Manager at the Knowledge Transfer Network, will overview the initiatives and how they can be used for technical feasibility, development and pre-commercial technical validation of innovative technologies.

There will then be a chance for attendees to discuss their ideas for collaborative R&D and to meet with other SMEs and members of the Heriot-Watt Energy Academy with the aim of forging research and development partnerships supported under the new funding .

The event is free and guests can opt to attend both sessions or just the morning or afternoon. A light lunch will also be served.


To register your place, visit:


To register your interest in pitching at the event, please contact:

Patrick McCarthy ( no later than Tuesday September 2,  2014.

Opportunities for one-to-one meetings between companies and Members of the Energy Academy are available after the pitching event on request.

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About the Energy Academy

Based on research in Edinburgh and at the International Centre for Island Technology in Stromness, Energy Academy engineers, scientists and associated energy-researchers work across a wide range of themes which include:

  • Advanced energy materials
  • CO2 capture, storage and utilisation
  • Energy markets and policy
  • Energy and the built environment
  • Energy storage and networks
  • Energy-economy-environment interactions
  • Modelling and quantification
  • Oil and gas
  • On-shore and off-shore wind energy
  • Solar and wave and tidal energy.

Emerging themes also include biomass, geothermal energy, hydro-power and nuclear energy.


To learn more about the Energy Academy contact:

Dr. Patrick McCarthy 

Tel: 0131 451 3881


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