Future of UK SHORE Clean Maritime Funding Event, Poole, 21st Feb, 9:30-15:20

A full day event for news and consortia building on new funding for high TRL clean maritime and innovation support in the SW.

Part of the event will focus on the £77 million pounds funding for clean maritime announced on Monday 7th Feb 2023 as part of the further £206 million for cleaning maritime through UK SHORE.


09:30 Refreshments on arrival

10:00 Welcome from Poole Harbour Commissioners, Jim Stewart

10:10 Maritime UK SW overview and Clean Maritime Workstream

10:25 UK SHORE funding update, Michael Fritchley, Innovate UK

10:50 Support and partner finding offer from Innovate UK – KTN, Matt Moss

11:00 Roundtable discussion led by Innovate UK.

11:30 Refreshment break

12:00 Collaboration for Innovation in electric propulsion, Eugene Bari, MD Ecomar Propulsion and Paul Brocklesby, Co-Founder Element Creative

12:15 Dorset Green Skills Hub – supporting industry innovation, Anthony Carr, Director of Apprenticeships, Higher Education and Adult Education, Bournemouth and Poole College

12:30 Supplying Green Hydrogen – opportunities and barriers, Nathan Ross, Managing Director Canford Renewable Energy

12:45 Dorset Local Skills Improvement Plan, Nicola Newman

13:00 Lunch and networking

14:10 Shared Prosperity Funding in Dorset, Adrian Trevet, BCP Council

14:25 R&D Tax Credits, Libertycollins, Ele Theochari

14:45 Funding Growth, pH3, Louisa Cilenti

15:10 National Green Skills – Kit Williams

15:20 Close

Attendance strongly encouraged (it may be difficult to fully engage with the important breakouts and Q&As) with option to dial in. The event is designed with networking in mind.

Venue: Poole Harbour commissioners,

20 New Quay Rd, Poole BH15 4AF

Paid parking available on site.

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