MUKSW Ocean Tech Expo June 26th – 27th, University of Plymouth

MUKSW Ocean Tech Expo June 26th – 27th, University of Plymouth

Ocean Tech Expo will bring 70+ ocean technology speakers to the city with two days of sessions running across two seminar rooms. The event is designed to showcase the best at or near market commercially viable ocean innovations. If that wasn’t enough to get your maritime juices flowing there will also be a networking boat cruise around Plymouth Sound on the first night. All proceeds from the event will be reinvested into achieving the MUKSW 2024 workplan.

Seminars will cover:  

  • Offshore Wind critical innovation needs
  • Meet the Defence Buyers
  • Applications of Marine Autonomy
  • Commercial spin outs of SW universities
  • Maritime Decarbonisation
  • Innovation in Maritime digitisation
  • Attracting and training the right talent
  • Investment opportunities in: Cornwall, N. Devon, Plymouth and South Devon Freeport and Dorset

And business support sessions covering:

  • MUKSW Research Partners – highest output of highly cited marine maritime research in the world
  • Putting a funded PHD in your business via Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
  • Support for innovation via IUK Edge and The Enterprise Europe Network
  • Investment Readiness
  • Shipbuilding Credit Guarantee Scheme
  • Foot Anstey – High Growth Accelerator
  • Protecting and exploiting your IP
  • How to access Horizon Europe funding.
  • R&D tax credit
  • The latest UK Government funding and strategy

Speakers already confirmed include: 

  • Steve Wyatt, Director, Strategy & Emerging Technology, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
  • Prof Deborah Greaves OBE, University of Plymouth
  • Vice Admiral Tex Marshall, DE&S DG Ships
  • Richard Powell, Director Strategic Engagement (Maritime), Qinetiq
  • Prof Chris Smith, Director of the Centre for Future Clean Mobility, University of Exeter
  • Eugene Bari, Chief Executive Officer, Ecomar Propulsion
  • David Cooper, Regional Partnership Manager for Clean Maritime, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
  • Jake Rigby, Head of Innovation and Research. BMT
  • Matt Bolton, Chief Executive, UKNEST
  • Emma Johnson, Director of Marine Science & Technology Group (MSTG), Maritime Autonomous Systems Group (MASG) and SMIFutures
  • John Chudley, Rector, MLA College

Delegate tickets, exhibition space and sponsorship offers are launched today so take a look and get involved.

Read more at MUKSW Ocean Tech Expo 24