Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, ORE Catapult (https://ore.catapult.org.uk) is the UK's flagship technology innovation and research centre for offshore wind, wave and tidal energy. Headquartered in Glasgow, it has world-leading test and demonstration facilities in Blyth, Northumberland. The senior management team is split between Glasgow and Blyth, with extensive technical expertise and knowledge at both locations.
ORE Catapult's vision is ‘abundant, affordable energy from offshore wind, wave and tide’ and is an independent, not-for-profit business that exists to accelerate the development of offshore wind, wave and tidal technologies.
Our team of over 120 people has extensive technical and research capabilities, industry experience and track record. Through world-class testing and research programmes, we work for industry, academia and government to improve technology reliability and enhance knowledge, directly impacting upon the cost of offshore renewable energy.
Specifically, the ORE Catapult looks to:
a. Accelerate the design, deployment and commercialisation of renewable energy technology innovation, helping to attract overseas investment and to realise the enormous opportunity presented by the UK's offshore renewable energy resources.
b. Provide market access for SMEs and new technologies whilst driving greater efficiency to create sustainable offshore wind, wave and tidal industries delivering affordable, renewable energy.
c. Establish a centre of deep technical expertise to lead research, innovation, commercialisation and test and demonstration. For further information on the range of ORE Catapult test facilities see the link below.
To ensure efficient and effective delivery of future customer requirements ORE Catapult is tendering for a new framework contract for "Supply of Manufactured Parts and Materials". The framework tender will include Lots for each of: Large Fabrication; Large Machining; Small Fabrication; Small Machining. Supply of a range of Ferrous/non Ferrous materials is also required. For further information please see the Lot descriptions below and tender documents at the website address below.
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