Our latest activity figures show OGIC continuing to foster and fund innovation and deliver for industry. We've now supported 91 projects since our launch in 2014, worth over £10 million in value. - Read More

On November 8th, OGIC ran an event in collaboration with Construction Scotland IC and in association with Robert Gordon University. As visualisation technology evolves, there are more opportunities being identified that benefit both the oil and gas and construction industries. This event outlined the current status and future opportunities for visualisation within both industries.   … Continued - Read More

Fit4Energy programme

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has launched a unique programme to support businesses in the energy sector to scale up and grow. OGIC will help deliver the programme. - Read More

The Scottish Universities Partnership for Environmental Research Doctoral Training Partnership (or SUPER DTP) has announced its first call for PhD studentship proposals. - Read More

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has opened applications for Cohort 2 of its TechX Pioneer programme. Closing date for applications is 31 January 2019, and the programme will start in May 2019. - Read More

Tendeka is a leading provider of completions systems and services to the upstream oil and gas industry. It identified an opportunity to perform a computational investigation of the performance of the Autonomous Inflow Control Device (AICD), which is used as a valve for oil production applications. - Read More

TechnipFMC is a global leader in subsea, onshore/offshore and surface projects. Identifying the need to develop a method of suspending the umbilical in the water column and transferring the weight, TechnipFMC approached OGIC and partnered with the University of Aberdeen to undertake concept design, detailed design, prototype manufacture and testing of their load bearing connector. - Read More

Pitch@Palace 2018

Pitch@Palace 10.0, which will take place in London on 8 November, is well underway. We have already had two fantastic On Tour events in Edinburgh (2 July) and Wrexham (11 July). The final On Tour event will take place in Belfast on 21 September and Boot Camp will be held at the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School on 4 October. - Read More

The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) has signed its 75th project, taking its total investment into innovative technology over the last four years to £3.8million. The latest project comes as OGIC finalises agreements on five new technologies, all of which have the potential to cut operational costs and improve efficiency in the oil and gas industry. - Read More

The Weir Group identified an opportunity to develop a coating material combining a 2D nanomaterial with polymers that would either reduce or eliminate gas permeation and worked with OGIC and Heriot-Watt University as their academic partner. - Read More

On 31st May 2018, OGIC hosted an event to discuss methods of getting innovations to market in the oil and gas industry. Covering innovation funding options, discussing IP protection and finding new markets for innovations, attendees heard from a host of speakers with experiences working through from concept to commercialisation. - Read More

  About our team The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre was set up in 2014 to support the industry agenda to increase production and reduce costs in the UKCS by enabling the delivery of innovative technical solutions, using the skills and expertise of Scottish Higher Education Institutes, innovators and SMEs. The OGIC Management Team is … Continued - Read More

RAB-Microfluidics identified an opportunity to revolutionise petroleum testing and analysis services by making conventional laboratory procedures mobile, rapid and routine. RAB-Microfluidics engaged with OGIC and collaborated with the University of Aberdeen as its academic partner. - Read More

The SMAS National Manufacturing Conference returns to the Westerwood Hotel in Cumbernauld on Wednesday 30 May, where 400 manufacturing leaders will gather to be inspired, learn, network and debate. - Read More

On the 23rd April ETP will host the 2nd Energy Innovation Emporium, to convene the energy community to inform Scotland's energy future. Participants come from academia, industry and public bodies. By debating energy policy, we will identify avenues of cooperation, and define research & investment needs. - Read More

Aubin identified an opportunity to transform Well P&A, by using chemical and material technology to create a rigless solution. Aubin approached OGIC and selected Heriot-Watt University as their academic partner. - Read More

In the last 12 months, the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) to benefit the oil and gas industry has been accelerated with the arrival of 4G technology offshore. With the agility to adopt new technologies, and the ability to collect and assess big data and communicate offshore analysis and results in real time, 4G is bridging the last few metres from control room to the live plant. IoT devices are now a more accessible and viable resource to develop alternative solutions for industry challenges. - Read More

RSE Enterprise Fellowships are now available to apply for. These fellowships enable promising science and technology researchers to develop into successful entrepreneurs. Awardees get to focus solely on refining their business ideas, whilst receiving one year’s salary, expert training in entrepreneurship and access to mentorship from business Fellows of the RSE and other successful entrepreneurs in the business community. - Read More

Fundación Repsol has launched the 7th call for proposals for its Entrepreneurs Fund, the business accelerator that supports innovative startups in the fields of energy industry and advanced mobility. - Read More

For businesses aiming to develop their supply and distribution chains in  new or key international markets, employing an experienced MBA student who has language skills and cultural awareness together with business connections in that area, could certainly benefit the company. - Read More

Case Studies Flipbook

Our case studies Flip Book is now published. The Flip Book includes numerous examples of companies collaborating with Scottish Universities, alongside OGIC support, to complete innovative projects. - Read More

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