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 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.
As the Communication Manager of Offshore Wind Innovators, Arjan Hofmann is there to help SME entrepreneurs to communicate about their business activities. Getting noticed by the decision makers and in the right context are essential elements for a successful business. You can ask Arjan to help you define your brand message and how to build on your brand awareness. Arjan will help you set up your proposition and build a strong brand. He'll help you with hands on advise that'll give you the power to strongly communicate about your innovation. Arjan can also support you with the execution of your communication. Arjan is responsible for all Offshore Wind Innovators communication activities.