11th May 2021, 14:00 to 15:30 @ Online
International trade in offshore wind plays a significant and growing role in the development of the Scottish offshore wind clusters and Scotland’s supply chain companies. The Scottish clusters are working closely with Scottish Development International to introduce members into these markets in Europe, the US and Asia. Cluster to cluster collaboration activity is already underway in Germany, France and Norway and early stage discussions have started with clusters in Poland and Ireland.
Following the up and coming publication of the ‘High Potential International Offshore Wind Markets to 2030’ guide, SOWEC, in association with Scottish Development International, UK Export Finance, DeepWind and Forth & Tay Offshore, is delighted to be hosting an interactive webinar session exploring the offshore wind outlook to 2030 and highlighting some of the support mechanisms in place to help Scottish companies flourish on the global stage within this exciting sector.
14.00- Introduction to webinar and agenda – Gillian Morrison and Jeya Calder, HIE
14.05 – Overview of current SOWEC offshore wind activities – Stephen Thompson, SOWEC and GEG
14.10 – SOWEC High Potential Offshore Wind Markets to 2030: positioning for Scottish success – Alan Duncan, Scotia Supply Chain
14.45 – Overview of international finance support – Alistair McMillan, UK Export Finance
15.00 – International in-country activity and support – David Rennie, Scottish Development International
15.10 – Q&A session – Paul O’Brien representing DeepWind & Forth and Tay Offshore
15.30 –Webinar close
This webinar offers an overview of the support available to assist members to kick start or grow their international market opportunities and DeepWind and Forth & Tay Offshore would like to encourage as many members as possible to take part.