The Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) and the G+ Global Offshore Wind Health and Safety Organisation, and their offshore wind farm developer partners (the Challengers) are seeking a dynamic fall arrest system that understands the difference between a fall and normal movement from wave action. The winning business(es) in this competition will be given a commercial opportunity to deliver their solution to the, and receive support from the KTN, ORE Catapult and the wider InnovateUK network.
Improved visual inspection process for welds
The Challenge Owner undertakes significant amounts of welding during the manufacture of new equipment and the maintenance of equipment and assets. Welding takes place in factory-type environments and outdoors, at fixed-premises and mobile environments. Visual inspection of weld quality and integrity is carried out by welders and independent inspectors however the information generated by this method is of limited value. The challenge is to inspect welds more quickly and objectively to produce data that can be used to inform production and maintenance processes. Any solution must be highly portable, precise and accurate.