Offshore Wind Cluster Builder

Support provided by Scottish Enterprise

What does this involve?

The Offshore Wind Cluster Builder works with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Scotland to promote opportunities and address challenges in the offshore wind sector. This service offers SMEs the opportunity to participate in sector-specific events and benefit from one-to-one bespoke support and raises awareness of and signposts to other support services. The programme also supports the Scottish Government’s net zero and climate change targets.

The cluster builder is an independent resource that works with and supports the 2 existing offshore wind clusters in Scotland: Forth & Tay Offshore and DeepWind. 

Activities include:

  • bespoke events and workshops
  • one-to-one support for SMEs
  • awareness raising, signposting and information sharing
  • establishing collaborations between SMEs and research institutes, including academia and innovation centres

The Offshore Wind Cluster Builder project is part-funded by the 2014–2020 European Structural and Investment Fund. The service is delivered by Xodus Group.

Am I eligible?

You are eligible if you are:

  • a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) - that is, with fewer than 250 employees and a turnover of less than £50 million
  • registered in Scotland and/or have a Scottish address
  • experienced in the offshore wind sector or have aspirations to enter or diversify into the offshore wind sector

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Scotland.

How long does this take?

The service is available until March 2023.

Next steps

For further information or to enquire about receiving support, please contact Xodus Group on clusterbuilder@xodusgroup.com

Support provided by Scottish Enterprise

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