The conference “Baltic WINDUSTRY 2023: industrial research in offshore wind energy” organized by the Offshore Wind Energy Center of the Gdansk University of Technology in cooperation with the Polish Wind Energy Association will be held on 12.09.2023 in Main Building’s auditorium at Gdansk University of Technology. The purpose of this year’s edition is to present and disseminate currently developing trends and new technologies in the offshore industry and to strengthen cooperation between the business and scientific communities. BalticWind.EU is a media patron of the event.

The one-day conference is aimed at investors, researchers and industry representatives engaged in engineering and innovation activities in the offshore wind energy sector.

Baltic Windustry 2023 deals with issues related to research and application of new technologies and digitalization, which are an area of Pomeranian Smart Specializations and the development of Industry 4.0. The conference is divided into three thematic blocks: policy and financing, industry and education, research and digitizationsays Małgorzata Lipska, Operations Specialist from the Offshore Wind Energy Center of the Gdansk University of Technology.

In this year’s edition, speakers will present key information on current and upcoming financing instruments for research-industrial work, economic benefits and opportunities to gain a competitive advantage after implementing offshore research results.

The INDUSTRY & EDUCATION session focuses on ways to address the shortage of skilled workers, adapting education profiles to the real needs of industry.

The RESEARCH & DIGITALISATION session demonstrates the benefits of digital technologies at various stages of a wind turbine’s life. Representatives of Polish and foreign manufacturers of turbines and their components, and wind farm operators will share their experiencessays Marcin Łuczak, Director of the Offshore Wind Energy Center of the Gdansk University of Technology.

The aim of the conference is to show that R&D cooperation with representatives of Polish and foreign industry is an added value for both sides and will allow the creation of innovative solutions dedicated to obtaining renewable energy sources.

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