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Engineering Solutions for marine plastic pollution; Research Festival, 29th June 2021, online 13.00-17.00

The University of Plymouth will be hosting this event during their Research Festival 2021. Fishing nets and other gear account for a significant proportion of plastic pollution in the marine environment, causing harm to habitats and organisms and breaking down into smaller particles until becoming microplastics. Fishing is heavily relied upon for global food production, so how […]

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Tidal Stream Supply Chain “Meet the Buyer” : Developers share project plans and opportunities across six UK and French sites. 

 Two supply chain webinars events are planned on the 10th and 15th June where project and technology developers from tidal stream sites across the Channel in France and the UK will share the details of their forthcoming development and procurement plans. Both events will take place at 9.30 – 11:30 BST, (10.30 – 12:30 CET).  The events are part of the €45.4m Interreg funded Anglo-French Tidal Stream Industry Energiser (TIGER) [link www.interrgtiger.com] project which aims to […]

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Unique environmental sampling technology helps maritime ports to detect, monitor and manage their marine environments

Maritime UK SW Sponsor, Applied Genomics, based at Brixham Environmental Lab, have developed a sensitive environmental DNA Sampling tool which acts as an early warning system helping maritime ports to detect, monitor and manage invasive non-native marine organisms which potentially threaten the marine environment in ports and their surrounding coastal waters. Invasive non-native species are […]

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The Floating Offshore Wind Demonstration Programme

The Floating Offshore Wind Demonstration Programme is a new funding call which has been announced by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). It reflects the UK Government’s target for floating offshore wind to deliver 1GW of energy by 2030. Floating offshore wind (FLOW) is a fast growing industry worldwide. It enables wind […]

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SPECIALIST SUPPORT FOR MARINE EXPORTERS

The Department for International Trade (DIT) have a marine sector specialist to help businesses across the Great South West (covering the Heart of the South West, Dorset and Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LEPs) looking to export their products and services internationally. The free service open to all marine sector companies in the area, can […]

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The Future Of Clean Mobility

On Thursday 13th May, EXIST (Exeter Initiative for Science & Technology) will be returning with a virtual event exploring Clean Mobility and the race towards zero emission transportation. This knowledge sharing & business engagement session will run from 10am – 12pm, focusing on the challenges, innovations and opportunities for zero emission transport, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, […]

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Funding for Maritime Innovation – Horizon Europe

Funding for Maritime Innovation – Horizon Europe The UK is able to take part in the Horizon Europe program. Association will give UK organisations access to the €95.5Bn research and innovation programme on equivalent terms as those from Member States. A recently published Q&A from the European Commission states “UK entities including universities, research centres, […]

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Maritime UK SW Clean Maritime Summit

Maritime UK SW are planning a Clean Maritime Summit on Friday 18th June to bring together ports, harbours, marinas, manufacturers, research, government and end users with the aim building a roadmap to achieve net zero in the South West ocean economy. The event will build on a recent series of events held by Maritime UK […]