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Launch of Marine Research Plymouth

The city of Plymouth has seen its position as an international centre of excellence for marine research further enhanced after its three leading science organisations joined forces to launch Marine Research Plymouth. The University of Plymouth, the Marine Biological Association and Plymouth Marine Laboratory already have world-leading reputations individually across a range of marine disciplines […]

Events

Private 5G Industrial Applications – Webinar

A business focused webinar sharing our insights on private 5G in industry: its benefits, the real use cases, and how you can go about evaluation or deployment. BCP Council’s resident 5G expert, Xavi Nunez will be presenting. Xavi has worked on numerous 5G projects, including the deployment of the Council’s own 5G testbed in Lansdowne. […]

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Offshore Wind Growth Partnership £4.2M Grant and Support Package

Yesterday OWGP launched a £4.2M support package which consists of a £3.5M Development Grant Funding Competition and a £700,000 Wind Expert Support Toolkit (WEST) Programme for offshore wind supply chain companies.   Development Grants of £100k to £1M are available for transformative supply chain projects that will deliver a step-change in company growth WEST is […]

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Engineering Solutions for marine plastic pollution; Research Festival, 29th June 2021, online 13.00-17.00

The University of Plymouth will be hosting this event during their Research Festival 2021. Fishing nets and other gear account for a significant proportion of plastic pollution in the marine environment, causing harm to habitats and organisms and breaking down into smaller particles until becoming microplastics. Fishing is heavily relied upon for global food production, so how […]

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Tidal Stream Supply Chain “Meet the Buyer” : Developers share project plans and opportunities across six UK and French sites. 

 Two supply chain webinars events are planned on the 10th and 15th June where project and technology developers from tidal stream sites across the Channel in France and the UK will share the details of their forthcoming development and procurement plans. Both events will take place at 9.30 – 11:30 BST, (10.30 – 12:30 CET).  The events are part of the €45.4m Interreg funded Anglo-French Tidal Stream Industry Energiser (TIGER) [link www.interrgtiger.com] project which aims to […]

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Unique environmental sampling technology helps maritime ports to detect, monitor and manage their marine environments

Maritime UK SW Sponsor, Applied Genomics, based at Brixham Environmental Lab, have developed a sensitive environmental DNA Sampling tool which acts as an early warning system helping maritime ports to detect, monitor and manage invasive non-native marine organisms which potentially threaten the marine environment in ports and their surrounding coastal waters. Invasive non-native species are […]

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The Floating Offshore Wind Demonstration Programme

The Floating Offshore Wind Demonstration Programme is a new funding call which has been announced by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). It reflects the UK Government’s target for floating offshore wind to deliver 1GW of energy by 2030. Floating offshore wind (FLOW) is a fast growing industry worldwide. It enables wind […]

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SPECIALIST SUPPORT FOR MARINE EXPORTERS

The Department for International Trade (DIT) have a marine sector specialist to help businesses across the Great South West (covering the Heart of the South West, Dorset and Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LEPs) looking to export their products and services internationally. The free service open to all marine sector companies in the area, can […]