Scotland's wave and tidal energy strengths
A supportive investment environment means Scotland’s wave and tidal energy industry is leading the world in technology and innovation.
This includes the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) based in Stromness, Orkney – Europe’s first full scale, testing, accreditation and development centre for wave and tidal devices.
A number of Scotland’s 15 universities are involved in marine energy research and development work providing both skilled graduates and innovation in wave and tidal energy technologies.
Scotland’s marine energy skills
With specialised research and manufacturing facilities, a highly skilled workforce and a supportive infrastructure
Scotland is at the forefront of the global renewable energy sector and is an ideal location for marine energy investment.
We’re part of this supportive environment and are committed to helping companies like your develop successful investments in Scotland’s wave and tidal energy sector.
We can connect you with the right people and help you identify and access sources of funding, training and other support to ensure your company can take full advantage of the vibrant wave and tidal energy sector in Scotland.
The Offshore Renewables Supply Chain Directory is an online tool showcasing Scotland's unique offshore energy capabilities. You can search the directory - and register your company - on the Scottish Enterprise website
How we can help
We’re committed to supporting the Scottish wave and tidal energy sector and we can help your company make the most of your investment in this thriving industry.
We can help you identify and access funding and grants that can provide help with staffing and research and development.
Our investor support programme offers comprehensive support and advice including:
- Business development support
- Marketing and market research assistance
- Investment advice
- Specialised training
Investment in Scotland’s wave and tidal energy sector