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In partnership with ScottishPower Renewables and Green Angel Syndicate, the Catapult's Offshore Wind Innovation Competition offers innovators the opportunity to pitch their solutions to Scottish Power Renewables and investors. 

Below are the three challenges open to applicants. 

Challenge 1: Wind Measurement

A low-cost method of wind measurement on individual on and offshore wind turbines, enabling accurate correlation between wind speed and the power output of the turbine.

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Challenge 2: Subsea Cable Fault Detection

Development of a fault detection system for subsea cables enabling the diagnosis of fault type and fault location throughout the cable’s operational life.

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Challenge 3: Subsea Survey

Develop a cost-effective subsea survey method for inspecting the cables, substructures and surrounding seabed on an offshore wind farm which, ideally, will reduce vessel requirements.

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