The £55 million Industrial Fuel Switching competition will support innovation in the development of pre-commercial fuel switch and fuel switch enabling technology for the industrial sector, to help industry switch from high to lower carbon fuels. Funding will be awarded through Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) contracts, providing 100% funding for pre-commercial solutions. Apply for […]


Innovate UK Smart Grants

Smart is Innovate UK’s ‘open grant funding’ programme. Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is investing up to £25 million in the best game-changing and commercially viable innovative or disruptive ideas. All proposals must be business focused. Applications can come from any area of technology and be applied to any part of the […]

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Discover ‘Open Doors’ – a useful new service from Marine-I for businesses in Cornwall

‘Open Doors’ is a new initiative and an opportunity for you to speak directly to one of the highly qualified academic researchers and marine experts employed through marine-I  at a time convenient to you. Marine-i have experts and researchers available with special expertise in a wide range of specialist subjects. Appointments can be made online […]


Film covering the Smart Sound and Future Autonomous at Sea Technologies (FAST) Cluster

The use of autonomous ocean-going vessels, SMART platforms and other maritime technologies are in focus as part of a short film from IMarEST and ITN Productions, featuring the Future Autonomous at Sea Technologies (FAST) Cluster and SmartSound Plymouth. In the week leading up to COP26, ‘Resilient Ocean’ highlights the importance of preserving the future health […]

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Technology and solutions to enhance the capability of Maritime Mission Systems

The iX Challenge competition, delivered by KTN, is supporting BAE Systems Surface Ships to identify innovative solutions to enhance and enrich the Maritime Mission Systems marketplace. This long-standing, traditional market has recently become primed for new lines of thinking from the not-so-usual suspects. Top-performing solutions will be invited to participate in a Codeathon within a […]


The South West Aquaculture Network AGM

The South West Aquaculture Network held its AGM and first conference on Thursday 28th October 2021 at Kingston Maurward College near Dorchester.  Kingston Maurward house and gardens provided the perfect Autumn backdrop to this event, the first sector orientated event for the South West. Over 75 delegates from across the UK attended a varied agenda […]