Smart Maritime Land Operations £1.35M Call

MarRI-UK, supported by the Department for Transport (DfT), has allocated up to £1.35M to fund projects through a competition that will support the development of technology, innovations or services relating to Smart Maritime Land Operations and show potential to demonstrate measurable benefits to the UK Maritime Sector.


MarRI-UK is looking to place a single contract that could comprise of a single project or multiple projects with a clear lead organisation.


The competition consists of 2 (two stages):

Stage 1 – Expression of Interest (EoI)

Stage 2 – Full proposal.


This is an Expression of Interest Call (Stage 1). Successful applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal (Stage 2).


For further information on the scope, eligibility, and how to apply, please visit:


The Expression of Interest submission is open today (30th November 2020).

Considering a number of challenges that many of us are currently facing (e.g. Brexit) and to allow for the seasonal vacation, the SMLO EoI call will be opened until the 15th February 2021 12.00 (mid-day) GMT time.


We would like to encourage you to leave yourself plenty of time to familiarise yourself with the online submission system prior to submission.


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