Latest FloWave News and Events

Read the Latest News and Upcoming Events from the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility.

  • EMEC and FloWave join forces to offer ‘one-stop-shop’ to next-generation wave energy developers.

    Scotland’s world-leading wave energy test centres have joined forces to support technology firms aiming to develop the next generation of wave energy converters.

    Wave device developers past and present at FloWave
  • Junior Saltire competition finalists are testing their model devices at FloWave today!

    Twelve finalist teams selected from more than 200 school teams are today putting their models into the tank at FloWave as part of the Scottish Junior Saltire Competition.

    Finalists at FloWave
  • Agreement paves way for broader collaboration on measuring turbulence ‘from the lab to the ocean’

    (Official News Release – 02 June 2015)

    RSI Micro-Rider in current at FloWave in 2014
  • The staff and team at the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility are pleased to welcome Martyn Lennon into a test tank Engineering Technician role.

    Martyn Lennon in the FloWave facility
  • FloWave will be exhibiting at All-Energy 2015 as part of a joint stand with the University of Edinburgh’s Institute for Energy Systems. Please come and see us at stand K39 – in amongst a cluster of Universities and not far from the Highlands and Islands Enterprise pavilion.

    All-Energy 2015 Graphic
  • The 6th and last call under the FP7 MaRINET trans-national access programme has just been announced and includes FloWave as one of the 14 research infrastructres / facilities eligible for funded access by research groups and companies.

    Marinet logo
  • FloWave has secured the ‘Best Innovation’ prize at this year’s Scottish Renewables Green Energy Awards.

    The Scottish Green Energy Awards, Best Innovation Award, FloWave TT
  • The ocean energy pioneers of tomorrow have been offered the chance to compete for a week of free testing at FloWave, the world’s most sophisticated ocean energy simulator.

  • On Saturday 27th September the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility joined colleagues across the University of Edinburgh’s Science and Engineering campus in welcoming members of the public ‘behind closed doors’ for the annual ‘Doors Open Day’.

    Member of the public enjoy FloWave's demonstration


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