South Coast Marine Cluster

The South Coast Marine Cluster (SCMC) is recognised as the UK’s leading marine industry hub, with a rich maritime heritage, hundreds of kilometres of coastline, world-renowned research institutions and a large and growing network of sector-leading, innovative marine companies.

The UK South Coast Marine Cluster’s (SCMC) purpose is to stimulate greater marine and maritime-related economic growth and productivity across the UK’s south coast.

This will be achieved by research institutions, LEPs and local government and business collaborating to enable:

  1. Innovation and collaboration.
  2. Promotion of shared excellence, trade and inward investment.
  3. Voice to government and policy-makers.

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