Lir NOTF ORE Industry Access Programme
Guidelines for Applicants Applying for the Testing of Offshore Renewable Energy Devices
CALL REMAINS OPEN UNTIL 24th September 2021
SEAI access program offers users free-of-charge access to the research and testing facilities of Lir-NOTF. The test facilities include multidirectional wave basin, wave/current flume, wave flume and wave basin, and a electrial laboratory facility. The range of facilities available provides potential users with the capability to test technology relating to offshore wind, tidal, and wave energy, as well as electrical and grid integration, and cross cutting technologies.
Applicants are required to download and complete the Application Form. Information is required regarding the affiliation of the user(s), the choice of infrastructure and proposed period of access (maximum two weeks or equivalent value). Detailed information is required regarding the proposed work, the test plan, the technical requirements and the anticipated outcomes. Discussions between the applicant and the facility manager are mandatory during the application phase to ensure the facility is suitable for the proposed testing and to fine-tune the application. It should be noted that all information provided will be managed according to GDPR guidelines.