Prototype Development Fund


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Prototype Development Fund

Funding Programme

Prototype Development Fund

Funding Agency

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland

Funding Description

The main focus of the programme is on stimulating the development and deployment of Ocean Energy (OE) devices and systems. As such, the emphasis is on industry-led projects for the following types of activities:

  • Industry-led projects to develop and test wave and tidal energy capture devices and systems;
  • Independent monitoring of projects/technologies;
  • Industry-led R&D aimed at the integration of ocean energy into the electricity market and the national electricity grid (and network);
  • Data monitoring, forecasting, communications and control of OE systems;
  • Specific industry-led research projects which will be carried out by research centres, third level institutions and centres of excellence with a high level of expertise in the relevant area.

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Closing Date