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Innovation Opportunities in Offshore Wind 3rd Nov

The Marine Business Technology Centre (MBTC), in partnership with Maritime UK South West (MUKSW), the University of Plymouth and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult are hosting an interactive online webinar on the 3rd November.   The event will explore innovation and funding opportunities for technologies focussing on autonomy, data acquisition, simulation, and lowering the […]

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112M EUROS HORIZON 2020 CALLS: SMART CLEAN PORTS AND DIGITAL TWINS OF THE OCEAN

GREEN AIRPORTS AND PORTS AS HUBS FOR SUSTAINABLE AND SMART MOBILITY 100M EURO Waterborne transport accounts for approximately 90% of global trade and 13% of EU GHG emissions, while also experiencing continuous growth Green airports and ports, as multi-modal hubs for sustainable and smart mobility in the post COVID-19 era have a great potential to […]

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MARITIME UK WEEK

MARITIME UK WEEK A growing number of events are currently being added to the Maritime UK Week programme which is designed to showcase and celebrate the strength of the sector. The programme includes two events from the Maritime UK South West; the “Why Invest and Collaborate with Maritime UK South West” event on Wednesday 14th […]

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Event: Innovation in Marine Technology for Aquaculture: Challenges & Opportunities.

Novel aquaculture, particularly growing seaweed, is attracting increasing interest in the UK and Europe. Large-scale cultivation presents new challenges for technology, operating procedures and management. The high level of interest in this sector presents an opportunity for innovation, both in techniques for cultivation and new product development. This Discovery Room will review progress around Europe […]

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INNOVATION CONSULTANCY GRANT FUND – DEVON ONLY

The Innovation Consultancy Grant Fund is an ERDF funded programme that supports high-tech, Devon-based, Advanced Marine businesses accelerate their innovative projects. The Grant is available to provide financial assistance to SMEs that access professional expertise needed to develop their innovative projects. Businesses that wish to be considered for funding should submit details of their project […]

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Maritime Skills Commission (MSC) publishes Labour Market Intelligence Report

The Maritime Skills Commission (MSC) has published its Labour Market Intelligence Report to help identify skills gaps in the maritime sector. The Commission was set up to understand the skills needs of the sector, including accounting for the effects of technological change, and to make recommendations for action. Graham Baldwin, Vice Chancellor at the University […]