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FedEx Small Business Grant UK Contest - New Round Now Open

The FedEx Small Business Grant Contest has been set up to invest in small UK businesses in order to ...

Innovation loans for SMEs - registration closes 14th November 2018

Innovate UK is offering up to £10 million in loans to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SME...

Events

Grow Your Business Internationally with Facebook Advertising, 13th-14th November 2018, London

Join the Department for International Trade London & South East on a jam packed 2-day workshop, deli...

Key Enabling Technologies for the Maritime Industries project workshop, 14th November 2018, Portugal

Key Enabled Technologies (Kets) have the potential to impact on many aspects of the society, enhanci...

Current Projects - GLEAMS: Glycerine fuel engine feasibility

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GLEAMS Project glycerine-run marine engine to be on display at Seawork 2014...

The world’s first marine engine to be run using the exceptionally clean fuel of glycerine will be on display at Seawork 2014 together with a seminar session entitled ‘Will my ship/workboat run on this?’ where interested parties can find out more about the fuel’s possibilities for use in the marine sector.

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Glycerol fuel project (GLEAMS) ‘Interest Group’ attracts attention from around the world...

GLEAMS (Glycerine Fuel for Engines and Marine Sustainability) is a Technology Strategy Board project under the Marine Vessel Efficiency competition. The project is examining the technological, regulatory, supply chain and commercial issues relevant to introducing glycerol to the marine fuels market.

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GLEAMS project overview...

GLEAMS (Glycerine fuel for Engines and Marine Sustainability) is a Technology Strategy Board project under the Marine Vessel Efficiency competition.

The marine industry faces the double challenge of rising fuel costs and tightening emissions standards, including carbon emissions. The GLEAMS project is developing technology with which marine vessels can surpass the very highest regulatory standards required for Sulphur and Nitrous Oxide emissions, slash their carbon emissions, and reduce costs simultaneously.

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