ORE Catapult/Innovate UK Edge Vouchers

Innovative, ambitious businesses can benefit from the facilities and expertise provided by Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to transform great ideas into valuable products and services. Innovate UK EDGE can offer industry applicants with a suitable project a grant for 100% of eligible costs to a maximum of £15,000 to work with ORE Catapult. Businesses […]


Team Resolute selected as Preferred Bidder to deliver naval support ships Highly capable team includes BMT, Harland & Wolff and Navantia UK Bolsters UK shipbuilding and delivers on National Shipbuilding Strategy Refresh The Ministry of Defence has selected a preferred bidder to build support ships for the Royal Navy, with a contract that will create […]

Boost for floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea in the mini-budget

In an announcement on 23 September 2022, the UK Government made it clear that, not only is Floating Offshore Wind (FLOW) an essential technology for achieving long-term energy security for the UK, but it also wants to speed up the way in which planning policy is implemented, to allow FLOW technology to be deployed more […]

The Plymouth and South Devon (PASD) Freeport September update

The Plymouth and South Devon (PASD) Freeport is the result of a successful bid submitted in February 2021, with an Outline Business Case (OBC) submitted in November 2021. The Freeport became officially active in May 2022 with Government approval of the OBC and the approval and designation of two Tax Sites (Sherford and Devonport South […]

The next market for your exports: Staying ahead of marine technology opportunities in South Korea! 13th July Online.

The Department for International Trade (DIT) Seoul, in partnership with Valmax Technology Corporation and Kunsan National University (KNU) is organising a webinar to present the maritime opportunities for the UK in South Korea.  The DIT Seoul team has been working with a group of Korean shipbuilding experts from the industry, university, and research institutions to conduct […]

Stay informed, broaden your network and collaborate through Maritime UK Innovation network groups

The Technology and Innovation Group (TIG) is a forum for both Industry, Accademia and Government to identify, discuss and action initiatives to support technological developments pertinent to the growth of the UK maritime sector (shipping, ports, engineering, science, services and leisure industries). The TIG is focussed around innovation that supports and enables the delivery of […]

Cutting edge research facility aims to accelerate the development of offshore renewable innovations

  Two of the UK’s leading organisations spearheading the offshore renewable energy revolution are partnering to increase industry access to facilities and expertise that will fast-forward the development and deployment of new offshore renewables products and services. The University of Plymouth and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have agreed to establish a new Collaborative […]

Supply Chain Exchange Dorset 15th July

Supply-chain remains one of the most pressing issues for many businesses! Not surprising given the hangover from the pandemic, Brexit, container ship log jams, natural disasters (flood, forest fires, etc) and geopolitical tensions, etc. Supply-chain Exchange is an opportunity to collaborate and engage in cross-sector thinking to address supply-chain challenges – to see things from […]