As community manager of Offshore Wind Innovators, Floris Blonk helps SME entrepreneurs to transform their innovative ideas into concrete business activities. He is the first point of contact on behalf of TKI Wind op Zee for SMEs. The biggest bottlenecks experienced by SMEs are in the field of financing issues and finding their launching customer. In particular, in these two areas, Floris helps SMEs with his experience, network and market overview. He is responsible for organizing the events of community and assisting entrepreneurs in 1-on-1 setting.
Bob Meijer has over 20 years’ experience leading multidisciplinary teams and projects. With a background in physics and boundary layer meteorology, Bob has worked in offshore wind energy since 2007 in various technical and commercial project development roles in the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium and Poland. Since 2017 he is director of the TKI Wind op Zee, an organization coordinating and facilitating R&D and innovation in the offshore wind sector in the Netherlands.
As Communication Manager of Offshore Wind Innovators, Anouk Stortenbeker helps SME entrepreneurs to communicate about their business activities. Brand awareness and visibility are essential elements for a successful business. Anouk will help you with flexible and customized communications packages that give innovative entrepreneurs access to media channels. She can support you with editorial contributions, e.g. press releases or feature articles. She is responsible for all Offshore Wind Innovators communication activities.
As project manager of Offshore Wind Innovators, Mathijs Hoogvliet helps SME entrepreneurs from the application process until the finals of the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge. If you have any questions regarding the process of the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge and if you want to hand in your idea, please contact him. He is responsible for the project management tasks of this challenge. Besides, Mathijs is the first contact if you have any questions about the sponsors and their challenges.