Events, News

Invitation to Horizon Europe Clean Transport Webinar – Cluster 5 / Destination 5, 21 Oct 2021, (9:30 – 12:30 GMT + 1)

KTN Global Alliance in partnership with the Foreign, Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO) in Hungary and UK National Contact Points (NCPs) from Innovate UK as well as European NCPs are delighted to invite potential UK and Central European applicants to participate in our Horizon Europe Clean Transport online event taking place on 21 October 2021. This webinar […]


Marine Electric Charging Points in Plymouth

Aqua superPower Limited are the first fast charge network company to be awarded a grant under the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition, funded by the DFT and delivered by Innovate UK. Plymouth is set to install a network of shore-side charging facilities for its expanding fleet of electric maritime vessels. Over the past year, the city […]


Improve the sustainability of urban systems and infrastructure

Apply for funding to develop research networks that will focus on improving the sustainability of urban systems and infrastructure. Funding type:Grant Total fund:£3,000,000 Maximum award:£1,000,000 Publication date:21 September 2021 Opening date:28 September 2021 Closing date:9 November 2021 16:00 UK time You must be: a UK resident based at an eligible research organisation. You can apply […]


Join the UK’s National Decade Committee (UKNDC) to support the UK’s contribution to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

The International Working Group of the Marine Science Coordination Committee is looking for 13 volunteers to join the UK’s National Decade Committee (UKNDC) to support the UK’s contribution to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (the Decade).   We are looking for individuals to serve in their personal capacity to enable the […]


Maritime UK SW partners submit plan to confirm South West’s status as a global leader in ocean technology innovation

A consortium of industry, research and local government bodies has submitted a plan to Government that would confirm the South West’s position at the global forefront of ocean technology research and innovation. The Ocean Futures programme creates a blueprint for the region’s future blue economy and identifies the South West’s key strengths in fields including […]


£3M funding pot launched for innovative UK supply chain projects to accelerate offshore wind consenting

The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has launched a brand new grant funding programme that will develop the UK’s offshore wind supply chain by supporting projects in the offshore wind consenting and site development process. OWGP has released its first Innovation Grants competition, which will see a total of £3 million awarded to successful supply chain companies. […]


Innovate UK live opportunities

Innovate UK has a number of funding opportunities currently available which may be of interest to marine businesses. They include the following: Women in Innovation Awards 2021 to 2022 – women with exciting, innovative ideas who will inspire others can apply for a £50,000 grant and bespoke business support. Innovate UK Smart Grants; August 2021 […]



The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is pleased to announce the first South West Inshore and Offshore Marine Plan was adopted by the Secretary of State in June 2021 by the Right Hon. George Eustice MP, Secretary of State, Defra. The North East, North West and South East Marine Plans were also adopted. England now has […]


Contract information for UK and French Tidal Energy Projects – TIGER Supply Chain Event Series

In 2021 the TIGER tidal energy project organised two supply chain webinars, developed in collaboration with leading tidal energy developers and other industry experts in order to open up supply chains and bring new ideas into the development of tidal stream energy. The events covered a wide range of current and longer term cross sector […]