Dutch Marine Energy Centre (DMEC) is an accelerator and knowledge centre for offshore renewable energy solutions. As a non-profit organisation, we advance innovation, support market development and further policies for offshore renewable energy development. With this integrated approach, we create multipurpose energy solutions including marine energy, offshore storage and nature-positive designs for a wide variety of use cases.

We work closely together with key corporate offshore renewable energy players and advise on the uptake of offshore renewable sources to create sustainable growth. By combining our technical and financial expertise and models on offshore renewable energy technologies with our industry insights, we are the go-to partner for developing offshore renewable energy solutions that fit specific market needs.

In our accelerator, we lead and partner in international innovation projects, covering the entire trajectory from concept to commercial deployment of offshore renewable energy solutions. We provide project management, technical, financial and market support for a wide variety of national and international offshore renewable energy innovations.

To have the highest impact in all of our activities, we team up with top-notch test sites, research institutes and companies across the value chain around the world. With this global network, we help governments worldwide by sharing expertise and insights and advancing science-based policy innovations.


Our mission is to advance the development, deployment & operation of innovative offshore renewable energy solutions to promote a sustainable energy future for all.

Core Values

In all our activities we commit to our core values. By upholding the highest standards of integrity, we stay a professional and reliable partner. Sustainability is one of the major motivators of our employees and drives the projects we select. Transparency is not only a prerequisite for sound research, but the basis of a credible organization. To stay ahead in our field, our operational culture embraces science-driven progress and innovation. Finally, our team is aptly aware of the value of others. Only through collaboration with our stellar partners can we achieve the positive impact we aim for. More information on our values and mission can be found in our DMEC Code of Conduct.

For more information about DMEC and collaboration opportunities, please contact Simon Stark.