Maritime UK South West December Newsletter 2020

Newsletter | December 2020

THIS MONTH…

  • Road to net zero roadshow – focus on the south west
  • Tidal stream energy supply chain and collaboration opportunities documented
  • Smart Maritime Land Operations £1.35M Call
  • Plymouth hosts 2020 Maritime UK awards 
  • University of Plymouth R&D solutions fund 
  • Maritime UK SW – partnering and sponsorship proposal 2021 
  • Sell your marine-tech product via augmented reality
  • Showcase your company to the global maritime marketplace
  • Cross sector funding opportunities for aviation and maritime
  • Smart port entrepreneurial ecosystem development – project Speed
  • Specialist support for marine exporters

ROAD TO NET ZERO ROADSHOW – FOCUS ON THE SOUTH WEST

Maritime UK and Maritime UK SW are working to build political support for Government investment to kick-start maritime decarbonisation. The invite only VIP event will build senior level support for investment in clean maritime growth within the region.

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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.

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TIDAL STREAM ENERGY SUPPLY CHAIN AND COLLABORATION OPPORTUNITIES DOCUMENTED

A €45.4m Anglo-French project known as “TIGER” which aims to accelerate the tidal stream energy industry in the Channel region has worked with leading tidal stream energy developers from France and the UK to uncover supply chain and innovation opportunities that span a range of disciplines and provide a valuable repository of information, opportunities and contacts into a rapidly growing market.

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PLYMOUTH HOSTS 2020 MARITIME UK AWARDS

The very best of the UK’s £46.1 billion maritime sector were celebrated in November at the Maritime UK Awards in hosted in Plymouth.  To find out more about the maritime sector in the South West and watch our video visit the Maritime UK SW website

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UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT SOLUTIONS FUND

A £200,000 fund, delivered in partnership between the University of Plymouth and Thomas Westcott Chartered Accountants, is designed to stimulate industrial collaborations and knowledge transfer opportunities between our researchers and businesses – aiming to solve specific ‘business problems’..

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MARITIME UK SW – PARTNERING AND SPONSORSHIP PROPOSAL 2021

Maritime UK SW is supported by a mix of public, private and research partners who invest to enable cluster representation for the South West Ocean Economy. The cluster offers two levels of participation, as strategic partner or sponsor. The cluster provides benefit in terms of promotion, lobbying, brokerage and networking.

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SELL YOUR MARINE-TECH PRODUCT VIA AUGMENTED REALITY

Applications close: Midnight Wednesday 16th December

The Department for International Trade (DIT) South West, Business West and AR specialists Render are launching the first-of-its-kind immersive augmented reality (AR) platform for cross-border sales within the Marine sector.

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SHOWCASE YOUR COMPANY TO THE GLOBAL MARITIME MARKETPLACE

The Department for International Trade (DIT) supports and encourages UK business to grow internationally by showcasing the best of British innovation at key events. DIT are offering businesses the opportunity to feature in their 2021 international marketing materials.

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CROSS SECTOR FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR AVIATION AND MARITIME

Offshore and large infrastructure assets are typically remote, costly and dangerous to inspect. As industry strives to keep costs down the commercialisation of drone technology delivers a cheap and efficient business solution. KTN (Knowledge Transfer Network) are here to support companies to capitalise on this rapidly evolving market by leveraging funding.

As delivery partners, KTN are supporting a variety of collaborative funding opportunities enabling the development of air mobility solutions. The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) Future Flight and the UFO – Emerging Industries New Value Chains Boosted by Small Flying Objects project both offer funding for the development and deployment of drone and small flying object (SFO) applications.

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SMART PORT ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM DEVELOPMENT – PROJECT SPEED

Project SPEED is a European Interreg project aimed at building a smart port ecosystem, bridging the gap between the worlds of European ports, the nascent data science and IoT market. In addition to building online and offline arenas for interaction between ports and their stakeholders, SPEED also enables the development of governance and use of innovative ideas and strategies that will position the 2 Seas region as a global leader in the Smart Ports market.

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SPECIALIST SUPPORT FOR MARINE EXPORTERS

The Department for International Trade (DIT) have appointed a marine sector specialist to help businesses across the Great South West (covering the Heart of the South West, Dorset and Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LEPs) looking to export their products and services internationally.

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