Marine-i supports innovative anchoring solution for floating offshore wind

Marine-i has announced that it is providing support to offshore specialist, Reflex Marine, who are developing a new system for anchoring floating offshore wind (FLOW) installations. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i is designed to help the marine technology sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly grow through harnessing the full […]



Maritime UK SW has internationally significant strengths in environmental technologies, advanced engineering and ocean science and therefore is well placed to respond to the low carbon challenge. Maritime UK has numerous work strands dedicated to this area, including creation of a Clean Maritime Roadmap, establishing local charging/e-propulsion ecosystems, national innovation activity on propulsion, work on […]



The £55 million Industrial Fuel Switching competition will support innovation in the development of pre-commercial fuel switch and fuel switch enabling technology for the industrial sector, to help industry switch from high to lower carbon fuels. Funding will be awarded through Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) contracts, providing 100% funding for pre-commercial solutions. Apply for […]


Innovate UK Smart Grants

Smart is Innovate UK’s ‘open grant funding’ programme. Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is investing up to £25 million in the best game-changing and commercially viable innovative or disruptive ideas. All proposals must be business focused. Applications can come from any area of technology and be applied to any part of the […]

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Discover ‘Open Doors’ – a useful new service from Marine-I for businesses in Cornwall

‘Open Doors’ is a new initiative and an opportunity for you to speak directly to one of the highly qualified academic researchers and marine experts employed through marine-I  at a time convenient to you. Marine-i have experts and researchers available with special expertise in a wide range of specialist subjects. Appointments can be made online […]


Film covering the Smart Sound and Future Autonomous at Sea Technologies (FAST) Cluster

The use of autonomous ocean-going vessels, SMART platforms and other maritime technologies are in focus as part of a short film from IMarEST and ITN Productions, featuring the Future Autonomous at Sea Technologies (FAST) Cluster and SmartSound Plymouth. In the week leading up to COP26, ‘Resilient Ocean’ highlights the importance of preserving the future health […]