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PARTNERSHIP AIMS TO PROVIDE MORE THAN 20,000 RECYCLABLE FACE SHIELDS A WEEK FOR COVID-19 ESSENTIAL STAFF

Engineers at the University of Plymouth are working alongside staff from Plympton-based Prestige Packaging to design and manufacture a new series of recyclable face shields. Currently undergoing full testing and certification to ensure they meet BSI standards, 20,000 of the shields have been manufactured and are immediately available for procurement for use by healthcare workers. […]

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Floating Offshore Wind Supply Chain Events

Over 100 delegates joined an exciting event on the plans for deployment of industrial scale Floating Wind (FLOW) in the Celtic Sea and the supply chain opportunities that arise from this. The political will, investor appetite and regulatory requirements are all aligning with the first 90MW + developments already in planning. What is now essential […]

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MARINE AUTONOMY AT CITY COLLEGE PLYMOUTH

Autonomous and robotic vehicles are the future of marine science. The ability to explore the most extreme oceanic environments including the ocean depths without the need for human operation allows scientists to explore the oceans in ways that were previously not possible. The focus of the Foundation Degree in Marine Autonomous Vehicles at City College […]

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COVID-19 Call for manufacturer of Rapidly Manufactured Ventilation System (RMVS)

Rapidly Manufactured Ventilation System (RMVS) support. You may have seen that Government is seeking business assistance to address the shortage in ventilators and possibly other kit to support medical procedures. Please see the info below for registering interest to hear more about this request. The Dept for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy are currently gathering […]

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MARITIME UK MAKES A SPLASH FOR NATIONAL CAREERS WEEK

• New programme of national careers events announced • Careers being promoted this week at major events in Liverpool, Hull and Bristol • ‘Maritime and Me’ profiles of women working in sector launched • Dedicated week to raise profile of sector in October Maritime UK, the umbrella body for the UK’s £46.1bn maritime sector is […]

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The South Coast Marine Cluster announces partnership with Cornwall Marine Network and rebrand as “Maritime UK South West”

This week the South Coast Marine Cluster will rebrand as part of a collaboration with Cornwall Marine Network to form Maritime UK South West, becoming part of the national body Maritime UK. Under a new format and tighter geography Maritime UK South West aims to ramp up its work with businesses and academia and bring […]

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Cluster puts SW Ocean Economy at the heart of the £45 Billion “Great South West” proposition to UK Gov

A powerful coalition of South West businesses, education leaders and local authorities has pledged to work in partnership with Government to make the Great South West the latest growth alliance to rebalance the UK economy. The Great South West partners are publishing a local growth prospectus today (Monday, January 13) that aims to deliver £45 […]