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Get Access to Funding, Technology Assessment and Business Growth Support for Offshore Renewables

Posted on 05 November 2020

Get Access to Funding, Technology Assessment and Business Growth Support for Offshore Renewables

The £3.5m Technology, Innovation and Green Growth for Offshore Renewables (TIGGOR) programme has been established to support North of Tyne and wider North East-based businesses operating in, or seeking to enter, the offshore renewables market.

Meet the delivery partners


TIGGOR is primarily funded by the North of Tyne Combined Authority, led by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, and provides your business with access to a leading partnership of organisations, all active in offshore renewables.

One programme, two channels of support

Businesses applying to the TIGGOR programme can access either one or both channels of support:

  1. Technology Demonstration Support

Providing North of Tyne businesses with up to £3m funding, technology assessment and advice in areas such as robotics and autonomous systems, digital twins and next generation technologies for improved operations and maintenance


Delivered by: ORE Catapult, Equinor, EDF Renewables


  1. Business Growth Support

Providing North East businesses with specialist innovation advice, market intelligence and business planning for organisations operating in, or looking to enter, the offshore renewables market. Includes access to existing business support programmes: Wind Expert Support Toolkit, Fit 4 Offshore Renewables and Launch Academy


Delivered by: Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP), North East LEP Growth Hub


TIGGOR in the media


'Jobs hope as £3.5m North of Tyne programme seeks offshore innovators' Business Live


'North of Tyne Makes GBP £3.5 Million Available to Offshore Wind Innovators' Offshorewind.biz


'£3.5m Offshore Innovation Programme Launches' Insider Media


“This offshore innovation programme will create jobs and tackle the climate emergency and it provides a game-changing opportunity for our local companies. We will build on our world class assets to establish the North of Tyne as a world leader in clean energy” Jamie Driscoll, Mayor for the North of Tyne


Contact us

If you would like to ask any questions about the TIGGOR programme, please contact us directly: tiggor@ore.catapult.org.uk