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UK Offshore Wind Industry Supply Chain Event, 22nd November 2018, Southampton

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE Catapult)will be hosting this event to showcase the oppo...

Free Grant Writing Breakfast Briefing workshop, 22nd November 2018, Surrey Research Park

SETsquared, the Enterprise Collaboration between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southamp...

Events

There are a number of organisations and groups throughout the region who organise marine specific events whether they be for networking, training, or information purposes. The full diary of events is listed below.

UK Offshore Wind Industry Supply Chain Event, 22nd November 2018, Southampton

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE Catapult)will be hosting this event to showcase the opportunities in the Offshore Wind Industry sector at the Hilton Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Thursday, 22nd November 2018 from 12:15 to 17:00.

Following on from the recent launch of the Offshore Wind Industry Prospectus, part of the Martin Whitmarsh review of the opportunities and barriers for the UK offshore wind supply chain, The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult are hosting these events for UK companies to attend.

This event will showcase the opportunities in the sector for UK companies and is suitable for both new market entrants and those established in the supply chain.

The Agenda for the day is:

12.15 Lunch on arrival
13.00 Introduction to sector and opportunity
13.35 What's exciting about the region?
13.50 Local support
14.00 SME supply chain journey example
14.15 Break
14.35 How trade bodies deliver outcomes via political engagement
14.45 ORE Catapult support
15.20 Interactive workshop sessions
16.20 Break
16.35 Panel discussion
17.00 Drinks and networking
19.00 Close

This event will take place at the Hilton Ageas Bowl, Botley Road, West End, Southampton on Thursday 22nd November 2018 from 12.15 to 17.00.

For more information and to book your place at this event please visit:

https://tinyurl.com/yb5m5ua8

Posted 2018-11-14 21:53:54

Free Grant Writing Breakfast Briefing workshop, 22nd November 2018, Surrey Research Park

SETsquared, the Enterprise Collaboration between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey are organising a free Grant Writing Breakfast Briefing workshop at the Surrey Research Park, The Meeting Centre, GU2 7WG on 22nd November 2018.


When applying for a grant, it often requires a significant investment of time to put forward a compelling case. Yet grants can be a real enabler in realising your innovative ideas and supporting business growth.

The SETsquared new series of free Grant Writing Briefings are designed to give businesses the knowledge to write a compelling grant application and answer any questions afterwards in our drop-in surgery.

The workshops are delivered by SETsquared, in partnership with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and will help delegates understand why particular questions are asked plus how to effectively structure information clearly and concisely for Innovate UK applications, as well as other grant programmes.

Who should apply?

Founders/CEOs of innovative SMEs looking to grow their businesses through the grant landscape. Businesses attending this workshop will leave armed with the knowledge and information you need to create a compelling grant application for new innovative products or services.

Event Agenda

8:30am Breakfast

9:00am Introduction to SETsquared Scale-Up Programme

9:15am Introduction to KTN and different types of funding available

9:30am Grant writing tips

10:00am Case Studies

10:15am Q&A with Panel of SMEs, KTN & SETsquared

10:30am Networking

11:00am Drop-in surgery

12:00pm Close

For more information and booking details please visit:

http://www.setsquared.co.uk/grant-writing-breakfast-briefings

Posted 2018-10-19 13:54:35

YBDSA AGM and training day, 29th -30th November 2018, Southampton

The YBDSA are hosting a two day programme of training and AGMs in Southampton on 29th and 30th November 2018.

Thursday 29th November is the joint training day being held at the National Oceanography Centre, European Way, Southampton, Hants SO14 3ZH (Dock Gate 4.

The YBDSAs dinner will be held at the Dolphin Hotel in Southampton on the evening of 29th November.

And both the YDSA and ABYA AGMs will be held at the Dolphin Hotel in Southampton on Friday 30th November.

Booking information and costs can be found at:

https://form.jotformeu.com/YBDSA/AGM2018

Bookings must be made by 21st November 2018.

Posted 2018-11-12 08:52:08

Multi-Use Platforms in the Atlantic: Finance and Route to Commercialisation; 30th November 2018, Canary Islands

PLOCAN the Canary Islands partner in the ENTROPI Project looking at the business opportunities for Multi-Use Platforms at Sea is holding a seminar to discuss the Finance of these projects and viable route to commercialisation.

The event is being held on Friday 30th November 2018 at the PLOCAN offices in the Canary Islands.

Topics under discussion will include the background to the ENTROPI project and a discussion around the floating offshore wind and aquaculture test site already in existence in the Canary Islands. This will be followed by a round-table session with public funders and private investors as well as a discussion on how to enhance the business case and investment case.

The seminar will highlight the future opportunities for stakeholders and businesses.

For more information about the event please contact PLOCAN at info@plocan.eu or call +34 928 12 44 14

For more information about the ENTROPI project please visit http://www.offshoreplatforms.eu where you can sign up to the Interest Group to be kept informed of events, updates, downloads etc.

ENTROPI is co-funded by the EU Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

Posted 2018-10-10 07:44:16

Fareham Innovation Centre - Public Showcase, 12th December 2018

The Fareham Innovation Centre over doubled in size in the Spring this year; with many exciting new businesses locating to these top quality facilities located on Solent Airport at Daedalus in Lee-on the-Solent, Hampshire.

This annual public showcase event is an opportunity to come to visit the centre and check out the latest product and solution innovations being developed and launched by start-up, early stage and mature dynamic companies.

You will also see the OI Space Incubator cohort showcase their solutions after 6 months of design, prototyping and development.

There will be hot lunch and refreshments throughout the event.

The event is being held on Wednesday, 12th December 2018 from 10:00 to 14:00 (GMT) at the Fareham Innovation Centre
4 Meteor Way, PO13 9FU Fareham.

To attend the event please visit:

https://tinyurl.com/y7aq5pxz

Posted 2018-11-07 18:39:56

Free Grant Writing Breakfast Briefing workshop, 5th February 2019, Southampton

SETsquared, the Enterprise Collaboration between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey are organising a free Grant Writing Breakfast Briefing workshop at the Southampton Science Park on 5th February 2019.

When applying for a grant, it often requires a significant investment of time to put forward a compelling case. Yet grants can be a real enabler in realising your innovative ideas and supporting business growth.

The SETsquared new series of free Grant Writing Briefings are designed to give businesses the knowledge to write a compelling grant application and answer any questions afterwards in our drop-in surgery.

The workshops are delivered by SETsquared, in partnership with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and will help delegates understand why particular questions are asked plus how to effectively structure information clearly and concisely for Innovate UK applications, as well as other grant programmes.

Who should apply?

Founders/CEOs of innovative SMEs looking to grow their businesses through the grant landscape. Businesses attending this workshop will leave armed with the knowledge and information you need to create a compelling grant application for new innovative products or services.

Event Agenda

8:30am Breakfast

9:00am Introduction to SETsquared Scale-Up Programme

9:15am Introduction to KTN and different types of funding available

9:30am Grant writing tips

10:00am Case Studies

10:15am Q&A with Panel of SMEs, KTN & SETsquared

10:30am Networking

11:00am Drop-in surgery

12:00pm Close

For more information and booking details please visit:

http://www.setsquared.co.uk/grant-writing-breakfast-briefings

Posted 2018-10-19 13:05:39

New British Marine Expo announced, 26th and 27th March 2019, Southampton

The inaugural British Marine Expo will take place on 26th and 27th March 2019 at St. Mary’s Football Stadium in Southampton.

British Marine Expo, is set to become the associations' flagship trade event and is sponsored by British Marine Trades Association and Superyacht UK.

The Expo will feature some of British Marine's most popular events including the Superyacht UK Technical Seminar, the Supply Chain Conference and the British Marine Trades Association Awards.

This will ensure it offers something for everyone, from leisure marine to superyacht and small commercial.

The two-day event programme will include:

Day 1:

* Supply Chain Conference - focussed presentations and discussions exploring how companies of all sizes can grow and exploit the array of opportunities open to them. The Conference will help companies tackle the very real threats to the supply chain's future

* 'Meet The Buyer' - an annual event offering UK suppliers of marine products and services the unique opportunity to network with a range of buyers including overseas boatbuilders and distributors

* British Marine Trades Association Awards Annual Dinner - an entertaining evening showcasing the best of the UK marine industry

Day 2:

* The Superyacht UK Technical Seminar - returning for 2019, it will host a range of knowledgeable and respected speakers presenting on a wide range of current legislative hot topics

Both days will include:

* Marine Showcase - 30 stands available for companies to showcase products & services with shell scheme panels to be provided. Price on application.

* Stadium tours are available for those who'd like to see behind the scenes of a Premier League club

British Marine regions and group associations will have the opportunity to hold their own sessions alongside the two-day event. This could include meetings, cross-networking, training and membership seminars. Opportunities for product launches, dealer conferences and sponsorship are also available throughout the two-days.

If you are interested in attending, exhibiting, sponsoring and/or holding your own event at the British Marine Expo, email the Expo team on BMExpo@britishmarine.co.uk

Posted 2018-11-06 18:09:24

Save the date: Venturefest 2019, 29th March 2019, Southampton

Venturefest South supports the South’s innovators, entrepreneurs and investors. Venturefest South 2019 will take place on 29th March 2019 at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton.

This culminates each year in a one-day interactive conference that provides all those who are part of the innovation economy the chance to get together, share ideas and technology, and nurture future ground-breaking innovations in the region.

Venturefest South is one of the south's biggest networking events for entrepreneurs. Save the date, the 29th March 2019.

* A new unique, bigger venue in the heart of the region
* 700 + delegates
* 100 + innovators showcasing their new ideas
* Enhanced networking opportunities
* Wider participation for young entrepreneurs
* Expanded PITCHFEST events for investors
* Amazing speakers in the Knowledge Zone

For more information about this year's event, and how you can showcase your brand, connect with the region's innovation community and develop new opportunities, visit http://www.venturefestsouth.co.uk

Posted 2018-10-12 13:35:33

3 One Day Marine Safety Workshops, 2nd, 3rd, 4th April 2019, Southampton

NextGen training will be running three marine safety workshops looking at Man Overboard Prevention and Recovery, Safety Systems and Equipment and Shock Mitigation Solutions on 2nd, 3rd and 4th April 2019 in Southampton UK.

The highly focused Next Gen Workshops are designed to deliver fast moving and 100% relevant sessions - each in a single day.

The aim is to address the fact that in recent years less people are expected to do more work in less time and to ensure that safety remains paramount.

The programme for the workshops is as follows:

NEXT GEN Man Overboard Prevention & Recovery on 2nd April 2019 is relevant to all people working on or near to water. Expert presenters highlight lessons learned and give viable methods to reduce loss of life at sea, in harbours, docks and marinas.

NEXT GEN Safety Systems & Equipment Workshop on 3rd April 2019 delves into future requirements along with integration of traditional and innovative systems into the maritime workplace to improve safety, communication and situational awareness.

NEXT GEN Shock Mitigation Solutions Workshop on 4th April 2019 focusses on managing the risk of operating planing craft in waves. Extreme applications have driven rapid development and cost effective solutions are now becoming available for lower speed vessels.

Next Gen believe that the unique knowledge gained from these presentations and panel discussions will help to shape decisions that lead to improvements for in-service systems and procurement of next generation vessels that will fit the evolving requirements of modern fleets in a changing world.

To register for all or any of the Next Gen workshops please contact Julie Arthur on +44 (0) 7449 000228 or email julie@shockmitigation.com

To see the full programme and speakers please visit:

http://nextgen-marine.com/

Posted 2018-09-18 11:23:06

Danish Embassy Offshore Wind Seminar; 6th December 2018, London

The Danish Embassy in London will host a seminar that offers an overview of current and future developments in UK offshore wind industry. The seminar will provide answers to what we can expect in 2019 in terms of policy developments, market opportunities and technical advances, and will also offer excellent networking opportunities.

Speaker at the event include:

* Lars Thuesen, Ambassador, Royal Danish Embassy
* Yuen Cheung, Head of Offshore Wind Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
* Colin Maciver, Development Manager, Crown Estate Scotland
* Matthew Wright, Managing Director, Ørsted UK
* Julian Garnsey, Project Director, Innogy Renewables UK Ltd
* Rhiannon Mulherin, Head of Valuation, Shell New Energies Wind Development
* Danielle Lane, Vattenfall UK
* Chris Hill, Offshore Renewables Energy Catapult
* Henrik Hansen, Head of Europe, Cwind
* Mona Riis, Operational Excellence, Equinor
* Damon O'Brien, Managing Director, ABPmer

Registration is from 10.00-10.30 with the Danish Ambassadors welcome at 10.30 on Thursday 6th December 2018 at the Danish Embassy, 55 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9SR.

At midday, a buffet lunch is served and the event concludes at 16.00 with networking.

Register: Please register via the DK-UK Associations webpage https://www.dkuk.org/dkuk-event/offshore-wind-2018

For further information, please contact Rasmus Leth Traberg at the Danish Embassy in London on 02073330232/ 07769688703 or rastra@um.dk

Posted 2018-11-16 15:00:45