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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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OFFSHORE WIND LIBRARY / OWL

Our Offshore Wind Library offers knowledge exchange and research to enhance the offshore wind sector through academic and industrial collaboration.

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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

University of Hull and Aura scoop Excellence in Renewables Skills & Training at 2020 Humber Renewables Awards

University of Hull and Aura scoop Excellence in Renewables Skills & Training at 2020 Humber Renewables Awards

The University of Hull and Aura have celebrated winning the Excellence in Renewables Skills & Training category at the 2020 Humber Renewables Awards. Held on Thursday, 4 March 2021 at a virtual awards ceremony, the University’s commitment to creating a “fairer, brighter, carbon neutral future for all” was praised by judges.

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Offshore Wind conference to be hosted on new virtual Aura Innovation Centre platform

Offshore Wind conference to be hosted on new virtual Aura Innovation Centre platform

A leading Humber wind conference is to be the first major event hosted on a ‘game changing’ virtual platform developed by a team from Aura and Humber SME Clay10 Creative. Delivering an immersive online experience with the ability to host business interactions, networking and presentations in real time, the new virtual platform is a ‘digital twin’ of the £12M Aura Innovation Centre.

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Humber region must be “at the heart of the fourth green industrial revolution”

Humber region must be “at the heart of the fourth green industrial revolution”

“Strong leadership, vision and confidence” will be needed for the Humber region to play a starring role in the UK’s fourth green industrial revolution. Those were the words of Juergen Maier CBE, former Chief Executive at Siemens UK, who spoke at the Festival of Green Innovation – broadcast live from the Aura Innovation Centre – on Tuesday 2 March.

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