European Funding for Clean Maritime Innovation

A range of different innovation funding calls are currently available which are part of the Horizon Europe Framework Programme. Calls Cover high power fuel cells, on board power storage for ammonia and hydrogen, preventing methane slip from LNG engines, ammonia engine feasibility,  Digital Twin models to enable green ship operation, sustainable fuel deployment, on-board energy […]

Marine-i supports a pioneering new mooring system for use in Falmouth Harbour.

Marine-i has announced its support for a pioneering new mooring system for use in Falmouth Harbour. Such a system would help to increase the operating capacity in the harbour, without the need for large-scale infrastructure development. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i is designed to help the marine tech sector in Cornwall […]

City College Plymouth – Marine offer

Two years ago, City College Plymouth became part of the South West Institute of Technology bringing in over £2m of investment with £1.5m of that going into our state of the art Oceansgate Phase 2 facility, which is due to open in July 2021 with full curriculum delivery from September 2021 Situated in the Marine […]

Blue Abyss brings world’s biggest and deepest pool to Cornwall with £150m project

The world’s biggest and deepest pool for testing the latest underwater technology, helping advance subsea robotics and even training astronauts is being planned in Cornwall. Blue Abyss, a £150 million facility which has the support of British astronaut Major Tim Peake, will be the world’s leading extreme environment research, test and training centre serving the […]

ExportAR: Marine – The low-carbon, Covid safe, cross-border sales platform

Marine AR shown on tablet

ExportAR: Marine – The low-carbon, Covid safe, cross-border sales platform Copy: Join us on July 20th at this 1-hour webinar to discover how the ExportAR: Marine platform is using Augmented Reality (AR) to revolutionise cross-border sales and boost UK exports in the sector. Register About the platform ExportAR: Marine is a powerful new sales […]

Connected Places Catapult – offer to marine businesses

The Connected Places Catapult works with public bodies, businesses, and infrastructure providers to catalyse step-change improvements in the way people live, work and travel. We connect businesses and public sector leaders to cutting-edge research to spark innovation and grow new markets. We run technology demonstrators and SME accelerators to scale new solutions that drive growth, […]

Marine Tech Expo returns virtually in 2021

The Marine Tech Expo, the SW and Plymouth marine and maritime industry conference, will take place from 12 to 13 July 2021 and free tickets are available to book now. Designed to demonstrate the South West’s marine credentials to the world, the expo brings together decision makers, innovators and enterprises involved in the latest advances […]

Maritime Minister Opens Maritime UK Clean Maritime Summit

Robert Courts MP

Opened by Robert Courts MP, the Under-Secretary of State for Transport, the Clean Maritime Summit 2021 highlighted existing innovations and initiatives that are already enabling the shift to cleaner ports, harbours and vessels. It also identified the present and potential future challenges and opportunities facing the sector, and identified how these might be addressed to […]

Launch of Marine Research Plymouth

The city of Plymouth has seen its position as an international centre of excellence for marine research further enhanced after its three leading science organisations joined forces to launch Marine Research Plymouth. The University of Plymouth, the Marine Biological Association and Plymouth Marine Laboratory already have world-leading reputations individually across a range of marine disciplines […]