New project explores opportunities for small flying objects and surveillance in the Blue Growth sector

UFO is a new European project funded by Horizon 2020 INNOSUP. The project will explore business oppo...

Global Business Innovation Programme Focus on Marine Robotics to Canada - closing date for applications 3rd August 2020

Innovate UK's Funded Global Business Innovation Programme Focus on Surface and Underwater Marine Rob...


SeaBioComp Masterclass on large-scale 3D-printing of Biopolymers, 10th September 2020, webinar

The SeaBioComp Eurpopean project is inviting interested businesses to join the SeaBioComp Masterclas...

Marine South East to speak at Virtual Islands Summit, 10th September 2020, online

Marine South East will be one of a host of speakers presenting details of low-carbon energy systems ...

Email News April 2020

Welcome to the April 2020 Email Newsletter from Marine South East...

If you would like to submit an article for consideration please email the text and a suitable image or logo to

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Posted 2020-03-13 15:05:51

Coronavirus information for businesses and self-employed...

Businesses and workers in the Solent area will be facing extremely challenging circumstances over the coming weeks and months. We have detailed below the various areas of business support that we are currently aware of.

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Posted 2020-03-23 14:21:37

Solent LEP launch £0.6m Coronavirus Crowdfunder...

Following an Extraordinary Board meeting on 27 March, the Solent LEP Board have agreed the immediate release of £0.6m via Crowdfunder, with more available if demand is there.

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Posted 2020-03-31 13:45:48

Swanbarton & Marine South East win DfT funding for sustainable and safe shipping...

Swanbarton and Marine South East are pleased to announce that DfT has selected their project, “Shore Power Infrastructure to Decarbonize Shipping (SPIDS)” to receive support through its Transport-Technology Research Innovation Grants (T-TRIG) programme.

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Posted 2020-03-31 14:14:15

KTN moving events online during coronavirus...

KTN helps businesses get the best out of creativity, ideas and the latest discoveries, to strengthen the UK economy and improve people’s lives, so wherever possible, they are moving their events online to help keep businesses connected and continue innovating.

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Posted 2020-03-26 09:52:57

Solent LEP Business Resilience Programme...

The Solent LEP is offering small and medium-sized businesses across the Solent region impartial, fully-funded business support to help them adapt and thrive despite changes in market conditions, and other significant events, like Coronavirus.

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Posted 2020-03-13 15:49:15

Record breaking 'blue-light' laser illuminates underwater marine activity...

The EU KETmaritime study has identified a record-breaking 'blue-light' maritime laser with the ability to transform underwater range-finding, imaging and communications.

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Posted 2020-03-18 12:55:34

PERISCOPE Blue Growth Innovation Survey results released...

Successful Blue Growth requires companies to innovate and invest. Periscope; an EU project of which Marine South East is a partner, has recently undertaken a survey in the North Sea region’s blue economy to better understand businesses' innovation strategies and their perception of the climate for business innovation.

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Posted 2020-03-30 15:05:19

Blue Belt Programme publish Spring Newsletter...

The Blue Belt Programme which supports the delivery of the UK government’s commitment to enhance marine protection of over four million square kilometres of marine environment across UK Overseas Territories has published its Spring Newsletter.

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Posted 2020-03-26 10:21:52

New advances in ‘Micro Electro-Mechanical’ tech to boost maritime sector, according to Euro 1million EU study ...

New advances in 'Micro Electro-Mechanical' technology including progression towards new semiconductors with greater capacity will open the door to a myriad of new opportunities for the maritime sector, according to an EU study.

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Posted 2020-03-18 14:11:29

Coronavirus: An Advisory Webinar for Employees; 2nd April 2020, Webinar...

This webinar will provide practical advice for employers to help manage the impact of Coronavirus in the workplace.

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Posted 2020-03-23 14:37:06

Marine Management Organisation Public Consultations close 6th April 2020...

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) public consultations on their regional marine plans will be closing on 6th April 2020.

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Posted 2020-03-25 13:41:46

Coronavirus: An Advisory Webinar for Employees; 7th April 2020, Webinar...

This webinar will provide practical advice for employers to help manage the impact of Coronavirus in the workplace.

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Posted 2020-03-23 14:38:41

End of life fishing industry waste: challenges and opportunities for a closed loop system; 16th April 2020, webinar...

Exeter Univeristy will be hosting a webinar on 'Plastics and Fishing - End of life fishing industry waste, challenges and opportunities for a closed loop system,' on Thursday 16th April 2pm – 3pm (GMT).

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Posted 2020-03-31 14:06:31