Funding Opportunities June

Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition Round 2 – Collaborative R&D Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition Round 2 – Feasibility Green Offshore Tech Fund Net Zero Hydrogen Fund – Strand 2 Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) Net Zero Hydrogen Fund – Strand 1 Development Expenditure (DEVEX) Innovate UK-Smart Grants: April 2022 Strategic Innovation Fund Canada-UK Net Zero Value Chains – […]


Mersey Maritime Exchange 23rd June

The Mersey Maritime Exchange will take place on Thursday 23rd June 2022, both online and in the magnificent surroundings of Liverpool Town Hall, a Grade-I-listed building in the heart of the city. The conference is being organised by Mersey Maritime in partnership with Maritime UK and will discuss the progress of the UK Government’s Maritime 2050 […]


Maritime UK reveals major £116bn economic impact report

A new CEBR report, commissioned by Maritime UK, reveals £116bn economic impact of UK maritime, more than rail and aviation combined. Industry supported 1,064,000 jobs in 2019, 45% more productive than the UK average, and well paid, with average remuneration 30% higher than the UK benchmark. The UK’s industry grew by 35% between 2010-19 and […]


Voyage to net zero in maritime underway as UK confirms £12 million for zero emission technologies

Zero emission ferries and vessels are one step closer to being a reality, as Maritime Minister Robert Courts today (24 May 2022) confirmed £12 million funding to accelerate the research and development of zero emission maritime technologies. Now in its second round, the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC) was born out of the Prime Minister’s 10-point plan […]


Maritime Decarbonisation and the UK Ports response via Clean Maritime Demonstrator Projects Webinar

  Aim:To explore perspectives and inspire the supply chain to learn from relevant Clean Maritime Demonstrator projects underway in Ports which focus on: Port of Tyne and Renewable Microgrids – A presentation on Clean Tyne and the real-time digital platform for scenario planning and feasibility studies that will help determine the future power needs of the […]


Industry Workshop on Celtic Sea FLOW: Lifecycle of a floating wind farm – Fri, 8 July 2022 09:30 – 14:30

Floating Offshore Wind industry focused workshop exploring themes relating to the lifecycle of a FLOW farm. An evolution of the 2 day research conference PRIMaRE (Partnership for Research in Marine Renewable Energy) that is being hosted by Exeter University this year, this FLOW lifecycle workshop is an industry focused day that will facilitate collaborative thinking […]


Smart Sound Plymouth – MASG Seminar

Thursday 8th September Gain an insight into what exciting projects the Smart Sound Plymouth are working on and get an update on their Wolfson Foundation funding. The Smart Sound facilitates trials, validation and proving of marine innovative technologies across a diverse environment. All missions will be facilitated by a dedicated team in compliance with MAS […]


Innovation in time resilience, dissemination and application – feasibility

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is working with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) to invest up to £4.7 million in innovation projects that contribute to resilient time, frequency and synchronisation (TFS) and its dissemination and application. The key areas for development are: resilience distribution trust, assurance and security integration and processing of signals The […]

Events, News

Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition Final Showcase

In March 2021, the Department for Transport (DfT) launched the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition, which allocated over £23m of research and development funding to 55 projects across the UK. The CMDC supported the design and development of zero emission shipping technologies and greener ports through a series of technology trials and feasibility studies to accelerate […]