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South West Aquaculture Network (SWAN) Conference 28th October, Dorset

The South West Aquaculture Network (SWAN), part of MUKSW, aims to sustainably enhance aquaculture production in line with the evolving national aquaculture strategy and international development goals.  SWAN is comprised of diverse members representing industry, academia and public sector organisations, providing distinct capabilities including: unique aquaculture facilities, technical and operational knowledge research and innovation development […]

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Creative minds and businesses collaborate to champion Marine ideas

Creative minds and businesses collaborate to champion Marine ideas A global centre of excellence for marine, Plymouth is one of the largest clusters of expertise in Europe and consequently provides the ideal location for innovation and growth in this sector. With an ever-growing network of organisations, entrepreneurs and emerging talent, combined with an exceptional track […]

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Get involved: Feature in Maritime UK’s #NetZeroMaritime Showcase

Maritime UK is calling on companies and organisations from across the sector to populate a showcase of projects having a positive impact on the decarbonisation of the maritime sector. This is an opportunity to showcase your organisation’s work in Maritime UK’s #NetZeroMaritime Showcase, highlighting its relevance to delivery of the government’s ten-point plan for a […]

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Blue Planet Fund

The UK’s £500 million Blue Planet Fund supports developing countries to protect the marine environment and reduce poverty. Details The Blue Planet Fund helps developing countries: reduce poverty protect and sustainably manage their marine resources deal with human-generated threats across 4 key themes: biodiversity, climate change, marine pollution and sustainable seafood Blue Planet Fund – […]

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Maritime UK SW invites you to London International Shipping Week

During London International Shipping Week 2021, Maritime UK is hosting a number of events taking place from 13-17 September. Throughout the week Maritime UK events will focus on each of its collective “national priorities”, including people, regional growth, the environment, innovation and competitiveness. Monday 13 September Pride in Maritime Industry Roundtable Tuesday 14 September 2021 […]

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Call for interested potential users: JET Engineering System Solutions to deliver Next generation Connected Maritime Novel Weather Observation Systems

Call for potential end users – Weather observations technology JET Engineering System Solutions (JET), S&AO, Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) and the Satellite Applications Catapult are working together to develop and deliver unique technological capabilities to provide detailed, localised and ‘nowcast’ weather observations within the marine environment. These measurements will focus specifically on surface precipitation and […]

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£9.5million for UK’s first National Marine Park: Plymouth Sound

The National Lottery Heritage Fund grants a £9.5million Heritage Horizon Award to UK’s first National Marine Park: Plymouth Sound Heritage Horizon Award instrumental in shaping Plymouth Sound’s future The UK’s first National Marine Park aims to protect the area’s estimated 1,000 species of marine life and vast seafaring economy This ‘Park in the Sea’ will […]

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£15,000 to spend on Innovation through the Catapult Network

Innovate UK EDGE is partnering with the Catapult Network to award grants to ambitious high growth SMEs. Under this scheme SMEs can receive up to £15,000* to spend on the services and support delivered by the Catapult Network including: Exploration and testing of new product ideas The provision of technical expertise and sector knowledge Advice […]

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Innovation Challenge – tracking underwater species behaviour and movements in and around tidal stream turbines

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) are sponsoring this challenge which is looking to track underwater species behaviour and movements in and around tidal stream turbines. Whilst very few collisions have ever been recorded between underwater species (birds, mammals or fish) and tidal turbine blades, not enough […]

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Maritime Ambassadors Network

Maritime Ambassadors Network Maritime UK have established an ambassadors network to support careers activity in schools and colleges nationally. Currently all that work is happening remotely, but in time we hope that will go back to being face to face and onsite visits. We are working with an organisation called Inspiring the Future who run […]