Venturefest was designed to help connect Scotland’s entrepreneurs and innovators, accelerating business growth and building links between Scotland’s SME community and investors, innovators, entrepreneurs and academics at home and abroad. OGIC’s Ernie Lamza attended the event which took place on the 9th September at the Glasgow Science Centre- pictured. Click here to view … Continued
The Future of North Sea Oil & Gas brings together oil majors, E&P companies, supply chain, investors and government for a timely discussion on revitalising exploration and production within the UKCS. With the North Sea oil and gas industry undergoing a period of rapid change following the oil price collapse, improving production and cost efficiency … Continued
Industry heavweights Melfort Campbell and Martin Jones have been appointed to strengthen the board of the National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI). They will help the Aberdeenshire-based NSRI deliver its aim of bringing new technology to market that will reduce costs and deliver efficiencies and help the UK subsea sector maintain its world-leading position. The NSRI … Continued
Included within the Dowling Review of Business-University Research Collaborations, published July 2015, is an interesting diagram highlighting where OGIC fit into the innovative landscape. Click here to view the diagram. To view the whole report click here
The UK’s excellent science base supports companies across industrial sectors to innovate, bringing broad benefits for society and supporting economic growth. Today, the Society is publishing six case studies about businesses using science in the UK. The UK has created a world-leading research base, which provides the foundation for new ideas and discoveries, fuelling economic … Continued
The UK Government moves like lightning to tax the industry when oil prices are high but moves at a snail’s pace when oil prices are low. In a glaring example of oil tax hypocrisy, George Osborne announced a shale oil fund for the north of England in his Autumn Statement. This is before a single … Continued
The newly established Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) is already having an impact on accelerating new technologies to support the North Sea oil and gas Industry. At its official launch hosted by Hydro Group plc in Aberdeen last night (Monday 10 November), OGIC revealed that it now has its first approved and funded projects … Continued
State of the art technology is being bought for the Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), thanks to a £1.66m grant.
The award, from The Scottish Funding Council, will enable OGIC to purchase two pieces of cutting-edge equipment to support research and innovation in the sector.
This is on top of the £10.6 million already allocated to support demand led innovation between industry and Scottish Universities.