Agenda & News - FLOAWER

  • PhD Defense - Seung-Yoon HAN - ED SIS
    April 2, 2024
    Hydrodynamic analysis and numerical modelling of heave plates for floating wind turbines
  • Craig (ESR13) presented floating wind to an elderly center in Portugal
    December 4, 2023
    On Wednesday, 22nd November Craig presented the FLOAWER project and a study into floating offshore wind for the elderly day centre where he practice Portuguese once a week.Thanks to Assistenciapsov ( for this opportunity
  • Final Dissemination Event in Amsterdam
    August 28, 2023
    FLOAWER will have its final dissemination event on the 14th of September. It will take place in Amsterdam, in Aristo meeting center.
  • ESRs at DeepWind conference
    January 30, 2023
    ESRs started the year by participating to the EERA DeepWind Conference 2023, in Trondheim, Norway, from the 18th to the 20th of January 2023. It was followed by the last training of the project organised by NTNU, and focused on innovation, entrepreneurship and communication skills.
  • Seung-Yoon presented floating wind in Le Loquidy high school
    January 13, 2023
    On 28th of November, Seung-Yoon HAN, ESR 5 at Ecole Centrale Nantes, presented his research at Le Loquidy high school in Nantes.It was a perfect occasion for him to do his first outreach activity, as he could present in English and in Korean.
  • FLOAWER 3rd Anniversary event in Copenhagen
    December 15, 2022
    Last week FLOAWER celebrated it's 3rd anniversary through a hybrid event hosted by DTU Wind Energy Systems in Denmark.
  • WavEC organised a multidisciplinary training in Lisbon last week
    September 29, 2022
    2 weeks ago ESRs gathered in Lisbon to attend the multidisciplinary training organised by WavEC.It focused on Economics, Environment, Licencing and Marine Spatial Planning. The wonderful environment of Lisbon as well as the welcoming WavEC team made this experience a memorable one !
  • 1st training video of the project !
    September 1, 2022
    In September 2021, the 13 ESRs of the project met each other for the first time in the context of the 3rd training week of the project. Join this intense floating wind experience by watching this short video !
  • ESRs at Torque and OMAE 2022
    June 13, 2022
    Last two weeks ESRs participated to 2 main conferences: Torque and OMAE (International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering) to share their work via posters, talks and even session chairing.
  • Soft skills training in Oldenburg for our 13 ESRs
    March 16, 2022
    Last week FLOAWER ESRs participated to a soft skills training organised by the ForWind Institute based in the University of Oldenburg.
  • Invitation to our side-event at Wind Europe Summit 2022
    March 3, 2022
    FLOAWER and FLOATECH projet are happy to invite you to their side-event "Academia and industry: Synergies to boost floating wind" which will take place during the Wind Europe Summit in Bilbao on Wednesday 6th of April, from 10am to 1pm.
  • Telem and Florent on stage for the "Nuit Blanche des Chercheurs" in Nantes
    February 1, 2022
    On the 27th of January 2022, Telem Avidor (ESR1) and Florent Jubé (Project Manager) participated to the outreach event "La Nuit Blanche des Chercheurs" ("Researchers' All-night Session"), organised by Nantes Université and the venue Stéréolux.
  • New ESRs representatives !
    January 4, 2022
    During last ESR Council, the two new ESR representatives were elected. They will represent the 13 ESRs of the project for a period of one year.
  • Kutay Yilmazlar participated to Science is Wonderful outreach event
    December 6, 2021
    On the 22nd of November, Kutay, ESR12 at POLIMI, presented his research to pupils from Turkey. This was part of the Science is Wonderful outreach event, organised by the European Commission.
  • Arrival of Telem Avidor, new ESR1 at Centrale Nantes
    November 30, 2021
    Telem, ESR at ECN, embarked in the FLOAWER project in October 2021, after the launch of a new recruitment process for the ESR1 position. He's dedicating his time and work around "Wind resource assessment in deep waters through space-distributed measurement systems" for the next 24 months. He is recruited as research assistant.
  • Craig White presenting his work in a Lisbon high school
    November 16, 2021
    On the 6th of September 2021, Craig White (ESR13) did his first outreach activity towards high school students in Lisbon. Such activities are crucial for Early Stage Researchers in order to get the support of the general public in their really specific field of research.
  • First physical training for our ESR !
    September 13, 2021
    Centrale Nantes had the pleasure to organise last week the first major physical training event for our ESR.The perfect occasion to start creating cohesion in the group, while leaning and developing practical skills.
  • ESR1 position open for recruitment
    July 19, 2021
    Centrale Nantes have to launch a new recruitment to fill the ESR1 position, it's open until the 31st of July.
  • FLOAWER ESR at WESC 2021
    May 25, 2021
    WESC 2021 is the first major conference for FLOAWER ESR, as 10 of them will present their current and future work during 4 mini-symposia co-organised with 3 other ITN projects (LIKE, STEP4WIND, TRAIN2WIND).
  • Arrival of Seung-yoon Han, ESR5 at Centrale Nantes
    December 15, 2020
    ESR at ECN, France for the next 3 years, Seung-yoon started his work in December. He will focus on "Hydrodynamic analysis and numerical modelling of heave-plates dedicated to the design of floating wind turbines".
  • The first Training Week of the project was a success
    December 14, 2020
    Last week FLOAWER organised it's first training week of the project, where FLOAWER ESRs gathered together with other ESRs and PhD students to attend 8 lectures around Engineering in Floating Offshore Wind.
  • Arrival of Victor Benifla, ESR8 at University of Rostock
    December 1, 2020
    ESR at UROS, Germany for the next 3 years,Victor started his work in November. He will focus on "Multi-Used design components for different kind of floating sub-structures".
  • Arrival of Moritz Gräfe, ESR2 at University of Stuttgart
    December 1, 2020
    Moritz, ESR of USTUTT, embarked in the FLOAWER project in November. He's dedicating his time and work around "Assessing the measurements of offshore wind conditions using LiDAR on floating platforms for resource assessment and power curve verification" for the next 36 months.
  • Arrival of Ana Garcia Correa, ESR1 at Centrale Nantes
    November 2, 2020
    ESR at ECN, France for the next 3 years, Ana started her work in November. She will focus on "Wind resource assessment in deep waters through space-distributed measurement systems".
  • Arrival of Navid Belvasi, ESR6 at University College Cork
    November 1, 2020
    ESR at UCC, Ireland for the next 3 years, Navid started his work in November. He will focus on "Advanced physical Modelling Methods for Floating wind turbines".
  • Arrival of Mariana Montenegro Montero, ESR9 at POLIMI
    October 19, 2020
    ESR at POLIMI, Italy for the next 3 years, Mariana started her work mid-October. She will focus on "Horizontal and vertical axis WT aerodynamic modeling and testing".
  • Arrival of Thomas Messmer, ESR10 at University of Oldenburg
    October 16, 2020
    Thomas, ESR at University of Oldenburg, embarked in the FLOAWER project mid-October. He's dedicating his time and work around "Dynamics and interaction of floating turbines" for the next 36 months.
  • Arrival of Kutay Yimazlar, ESR12 at POLIMI
    September 16, 2020
    ESR at POLIMI, Italy for the next 3 years, Kutay started his work mid-September. He will focus on "Integrated design and LCOE minimization of horizontal and vertical axis wind turbines".
  • Arrival of Wessel van der Dejil, ESR11 at CNRS-LEGI
    September 7, 2020
    Wessel, ESR of CNRS-LEGI, embarked in the FLOAWER project in September. He's dedicating his time and work around "Ability of vertical axis wind turbines to be a competitive alternative to horizontal axis wind turbines for floating offshore applications" for the next 36 months.
  • Arrival of Xiaoming Ran, ESR4 at NTNU
    September 1, 2020
    Xiaoming, second ESR of NTNU, embarked in the FLOAWER project in September. He's dedicating his time and work around "High-fidelity determination of wave load and load effects for floating WT hulls subjected to severe wave conditions" for the next 36 months.
  • Arrival of Eva Melina Schmitt, ESR7 at NTNU
    August 10, 2020
    ESR at NTNU, Norway for the next 3 years, Eva started her work early August. She will focus on "Advanced design and optimized cost of mooring systems".
  • ESR6 position open at UCC
    July 1, 2020
    The University College Cork, Ireland, is opening its ESR6 position to applications. Apply until July 31 to join our project.
  • ESR 5 position still open at Centrale Nantes
    May 20, 2020 - July 1, 2020
    Following the announcement of the 2nd call for applicants, Centrale Nantes opens the ESR5 position for application, until the 1st of July.
  • Arrival of Craig White, ESR13 at WavEC
    May 1, 2020
    Craig White, second ESR to start his PhD, embarked in the FLOAWER project in May. He's dedicating his time and work around "System design to minimize the LCOE of Floating Offshore Wind" at WavEC, Portugal.
  • FLOAWER 2nd Call for Applicants
    April 22, 2020 - August 31, 2020
    FLOAWER opens a 2nd call for Applicants and is looking for 1 PhD student. The ESR position (ESR2) is located at University of Stuttgart.
  • Arrival of Daniel Hatfield, ESR3 at DTU
    April 1, 2020
    Daniel Hatfield is the first ESR who started his PhD work within our project.Since the beginning of April he's dedicating his time and work around "Offshore wind resource at deep sea applying satellite data and numerical modelling" in DTU, Denmark.
  • 1st FLOAWER event
    March 9, 2020
    On March 3 and 4, Centrale Nantes hosted the first FLOAWER event. Gathering around 40 people, it was the perfect opportunity to meet all the different partners of the project.
  • ESR recruitment event / 4 March 2020 / Nantes
    December 17, 2019
    The MSCA ITN project FLOAWER just started and it's already time to announce its first major event. In fact on Wednesday 4 March, the ESR recruitment event will take place at Centrale Nantes, France.
  • Kick-off for FLOAWER: the European Project coordinated by Centrale Nantes. Recruitment for 13 early stage researchers now open
    December 5, 2019
    FLOAting Wind Energy netwoRk (FLOAWER) is an Innovative Training Network (ITN), a European project that brings together leading academics and industry leaders in the offshore wind industry, and floating wind turbines in particular. Its goal is to strengthen the leadership and competitiveness of this industry in Europe.
  • Arrival of Florent JUBE, FLOAWER Projet Manager
    December 4, 2019
    Recently graduated from a Master's degree in European projects management, Florent has travelled Europe throughout his studies improving his language skills. Thanks to the diversity of his curriculum, he had the chance to broader his academic and professional experiences which makes him a flexible and open-minded young professional.
  • Open-Call for applications for 13 ESR positions
    November 13, 2019
    The FLOAting Wind Energy netwoRk (FLOAWER) is primarily designed to train researchers in the required multi-disciplinary engineering fields to better develop Floating Offshore Wind technologies under the constraint of Levelized Cost Of Energy minimization.
Published on July 19, 2019 Updated on June 19, 2020