AURA

We’re at the forefront of innovation for offshore wind and low-carbon energy through leading collaboration, pioneering ideas and outstanding innovation.

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AURA INNOVATION CENTRE

We’re here to accelerate, innovate and collaborate to support your business to achieve your low-carbon innovation ambitions.

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EPSRC AURA CENTRE FOR DOCTORAL TRAINING (CDT)

Welcome to the Aura CDT. We attract the brightest minds to join us in developing cutting-edge research as we seek solutions to the environmental and engineering challenges facing the offshore wind industry.

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OWL

Our Offshore Wind Library is a cutting edge online tool that streamlines access to expert offshore wind related research. Perfect for organisations in the industry to keep up to date and develop that crucial competitive edge.

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SHAPING THE FUTURE OF OFFSHORE WIND AND LOW-CARBON ENERGY

Aura is at the forefront of innovation through leading collaboration, pioneering ideas and outstanding innovation.

We are a powerful consortium.

Led by the University of Hull, we find solutions for the challenges we face, from technical and operational to economic and societal, working as a facilitator to accelerate ground-breaking solutions with our partners to help them collaborate for innovation – for the region, the UK and globally.

Rooted in the UK’s Energy Estuary, Aura is at the heart of the Humber Advanced Cluster and identified as a key delivery partner in the UK Government’s Offshore Wind Sector Deal.

AURA’S FIVE IMPACT AREAS

Aligned with the national government policy and the offshore wind sector deal, we operate via five key impact areas. These connect a range of experts from manufacturers, developers, operations and maintenance, skills providers, universities, local government and others to build vibrant offshore wind and low-carbon industries. All leading to a fairer, brighter, carbon neutral world.

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WELCOME TO THE AURA INNOVATION CENTRE

New £12million low-carbon innovation facility based in the Humber.

The AIC gives businesses easy access to cutting-edge facilities, specialist funded support and a space to innovate and collaborate. Connect with the research power at the University of Hull and industry experts to deliver innovation in your business.

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Latest News

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