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Synaptec enters German offshore market with innovation award nomination

Synaptec has been nominated for an Offshore Innovation Award, which the entry for which will be presented by Saul Matthews, head of business development, at the 16th Hamburg Offshore Wind Conference, prior to judging. It’s the first time the conference has offered such an award, which seeks to showcase the very best in offshore wind […]

Spotlight on energy tech as Science Minister visits Synaptec

Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Chris Skidmore, visited Synaptec’s offices last week to explore how the company’s distributed sensing technology is revolutionising the management of electrical power systems in the Transmission and offshore renewables sectors. Mr Skidmore was invited to meet Synaptec – spunout only 4 years ago from the University […]

Game-changing cable fault response tool now available for offshore wind

automated fault response tool

Light-speed tech innovation heralds new era of distributed sensor systems for offshore renewables A new distributed instrumentation technology, which significantly reduces operating costs for offshore renewables operators by automating the response to subsea power cable faults has been launched. The game-changing innovation has been developed by Synaptec, a tech start-up with roots in the University […]

Synaptec featured in environment times

Our recent UK Energy Innovation Award win was covered by Environment Times in the latest issue ( Volume 17 Issue 2) which just came out. Click on the latest issue featured top right on their homepage 

Join us at LCNI conference!

We will be at the Low Carbon Networks and Innovation Conference in Telford UK  on December 6-7, talking about how we save money for power utilities who need more and better monitoring and control of distributed energy resources throughout their networks  

Synaptec win 2017 UK Energy Innovation Prize

WINNER! Best Offshore Renewables Innovation at the 2017 UK Energy Innovation Awards. Synaptec beat the largest ever entry field to win this prestigous award for our Refase™ product. By their nature, offshore windfarms are hard to reach so when something goes wrong it costs millions to locate and repair faults. And when we say Millions, […]

Philip Orr interviewed by InnovOil

Synaptec’s Managing Director, Philip Orr, was interviewed recently by InnovOil’s editor, Andrew Dykes, about Synaptec’s technology and its application to security and monitoring in the offshore sector. You can read the article here or download it for offline reading here (PDF).

Synaptec announces first major investment

PRESS RELEASE, 2nd August 2016 A spin out company from the University of Strathclyde has secured funding from one of Scotland’s leading angel syndicates to help it break into the renewable energy and subsea markets. Synaptec, which has developed high performance fibre optic technology to reduce the downtime and operating costs of electrical power networks […]

Synaptec partnering with GE Grid Solutions, ABB, and ScottishPower to deliver £11m innovation project

Synaptec will partner with ScottishPower, GE Grid Solutions, ABB and the University of Manchester to deliver an innovation project designed by SP Energy Networks to help deliver a smarter electricity network for consumers. The project, to be led by ScottishPower Energy Networks, has been successfully awarded as part of Ofgem’s 2015 Network Innovation Competition. FITNESS (Future Intelligent […]

Synaptec’s UK network innovation project to be exhibited at LCNI conference

Synaptec’s ongoing innovation project in collaboration with ScottishPower and SSE is to be exhibited at the Low Carbon Networks & Innovation conference in Liverpool. The conference will be held from 24-26th November 2015 in the ACC Liverpool. Synaptec’s Distributed Photonic Grid Instrumentation (DPGI) project will be exhibited as part of ScottishPower’s exhibition stand alongside other ScottishPower […]