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 […]


Transport Technology Research and Innovation Grants 2020

Last week it was announced that applications for Transport, Technology Research and Innovation Grants (T-TRIG) have now opened. DfT have provided £5.4m of support to over 170 projects over the past six years through the programme, which bridges the early stage, proof-of-concept funding gap in transport innovation, where small investments can de-risk emerging solutions. There […]


Current Funding Opportunities from Innovate UK

Please see below a list of all the current funding opportunities available to you on behalf of Innovate UK: Innovate UK Smart Grants: August 2020 Opportunity for UK registered organisations to apply for a share of up to £25 million from Innovate UK to deliver disruptive R&D innovations that can significantly impact the UK economy. […]


Marine-i spearheads innovation in marine energy for smart grids

Marine-i is launching a series of online events to explore the opportunity for incorporating marine energy into smart grids, especially in isolated communities. This series is a collaboration between Marine-i and the EU-funded ICE (Intelligent Community Energy) Project, which aims to design and implement innovative smart energy solutions in the Channel area. Part funded by […]

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Cyber-SHIP Lab

Maritime Cyber Security at the University of Plymouth Cyber-Ship Lab. Since confirmation of £3-million combined Research England and industry funding in January, the University of Plymouth Maritime Cyber Threat Research Group’s Cyber-SHIP Lab project has made significant progress. The growing team (which is recruiting) is creating a world-first, unique platform for Maritime Cyber Security, on […]