A new report by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) analyses ten future emerging technologies to generate energy from the ocean tides and waves.

The report, Future emerging technologies for the ocean energy sector: innovation and game-changers offers policy makers and all other ocean energy stakeholders an array of innovations that can bring ocean energy to the market. The experts describe state of advancement of each of the technology family, advantages, technological limitations, as well as their technology readiness level.

The full report can be found on the European Commission website.



A 20 year perspective on EU R&D funding for ocean energy


A Trinomics led consortium, on behalf of The European Commission, will be delivering a conference in Brussels on 16 October 2018 on ocean energy research, development and technologies.


The free to attend conference will provide insights into the impacts of existing R&D funding; including providing access to the Ocean Energy R&D Impact Report and an opportunity to influence the recommendations to increase future R&D impacts. 

During the workshop key industry experts will share their insights on the future of Ocean technologies and there will be opportunities for you to discuss and understand how to increase the impacts of your own research projects.


Date: Tuesday 16 October 2018

Location: Sofitel Brussels Le Louise, Avenue de la Toison d'Or 40, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium

Cost: Free (Lunch and refreshments will be provided during the conference)


There are limited spaces available, to reserve your attendance please click here



The European Commission recently published “Market Study on Ocean Energy”. The scope of this study is to estimate the financial needs of the ocean energy sector in the EU, to identify and analyse potential financing gaps and possible financing solutions; and to analyse recommendations of the ocean energy roadmap in that context. 




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