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“I wish Floatgen fair winds and following seas.” With these words Catherine Chabaud, the christener of Floatgen, France's first offshore - and floating - wind turbine, described the event which...
As floating offshore wind is about to enter into an era of commercial-scale deployment, Ideol announces it has raised over 8 million euros in new funding, welcoming in particular two...
Ideol has been designated as one of the most promising company in Europe (from all sectors) in the latest Red Herring Top 100. Ideol is by the way the only...

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The AWEA Offshore Windpower Conference is the largest gathering of offshore wind energy professionals in...
14/11/2017 | Glasgow
Bruno Geschier will be speaking in the session A3: The International Perspective from 14.00 –...
14/11/2017 | London
Attendees will hear from Bruno Geschier the latest news from Ideol's concrete (France's Floatgen Project)...

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Saint-Nazaire anoints the next floating wind crusader

Recharge - 15/03/2017

Gaelectric partners with Ideol to develop floating offshore wind projects

- 14/03/2017

Atlantis and Ideol Join Forces on UK Floating Offshore Wind Project - 26/01/2017
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Key figures

  • 1specialty : floating foundations
    for the offshore wind industry
  • 4patents families
    including "Damping Pool®"
  • 2full scale demonstrators
    under construction
  • 7entrepreneurship,
    innovation and environnement awards
  • 13nationalities represented
    in the team
  • 22 million euros
  • 65people,
    essentially engineers
  • 2015First commercial contract

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