Offshore Wind SME

The TKI Wind op Zee develops various activities for SME entrepreneurs.


Innovatielink supports SMEs in the offshore wind sector in dealing with questions and obstacles on their way to market. They offer clear and concrete business advice and help to find the 'launching customer'.

The tools they have already developed are:

  • The Financial Atlas: Contact information for more than 200 financing partners for your innovation. Additionally, information about subsidies, public schemes, credit, and investments can be found here.
  • The Innovation Atlas: Information about more than 200 innovation partners to help with Housing, Pilot Locations, Technical Knowledge, and Network. It is also possible to search on the map.

In short: InnovatieLink matches innovation supply and demand.

Find out more about InnovatieLink.

Your contact person for offshore wind is Martin Weissmann. You can contact him via mail.

Innovation Brokers

Are you an offshore wind SME entrepreneur? The TKI Wind op Zee has made funds available to assist in hiring an Innovation Broker. 50% of the Innovation Broker fees can be reimbursed, to a maximum of 10,000 euros. Find out more.

MIT Scheme

This subsidy scheme applies specifically to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Find out more

Pioneering SMEs

In this section the TKI Wind op Zee provides a glimpse into the world of an SME entrepreneur in the offshore wind industry trying to bring a groundbreaking innovation to market. This section is provided in cooperation with Innovation link.

Previously published articles about:

Periplus (December 2019)

MO4 (October 2019)

Seaqualize (September 2019)

Albatrozz (July 2019)

Qlayers (May 2019)

Boltlife (December 2018)

Circular Energy (November 2018)

Amphibious Energy (September 2018)

Next Ocean (July 2018)

Zbridge (April 2018)

Jules Dock (March 2018)

KCI (November 2017)

Pliant Offshore (October 2017) 

Fibersail (September 2017)

TWD (July 2017)

Wiffle (April 2017)

Fistuca (February 2017)

Corrosion (only available in Dutch) (December 2016)

HGG (only available in Dutch) (September 2016)

Seastate5 (only available in Dutch) (July 2016)

ECE Offshore (April 2016)