Innovate UK launches new 3-year programme for Young Innovators

The national Young Innovators Awards will go to 18–30 year olds with a creative and ground-breaking ...

Marine Apprentices invited to apply for Lady Hamlyn Award

Marine Apprentices are invited to apply for the prestigious Lady Hamlyn Award which offers grants of...


Winning in the Solent Region 2020, 19th May 2020, Virtual Conference

On Tuesday 19th May 2020 Portsmouth University will be hosting their annual Winning In the Solent Re...

Creating Business Opportunities from Waste Fishing Nets, 28th May 2020, 4pm GMT online

This webinar will share the findings of a report into new thinking on Circular Business Models and C...

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