Olatz Ajuria, project leader at the Basque Energy Board (EVE), introduces OPERA and its main objectives, along with the deployment activities of OCEANTEC’s MARMOK-A-5 device at BiMEP. Led by TECNALIA, the OPERA project will collect, analyse and share open-sea operating data and experience to validate and de-risk four industrial innovations for wave energy opening the way to reduce cost by 50% in the long term.