News

Marine Engineering pre-apprenticeship and work readiness courses available this September

Paragon Skills are offering students the opportunity to complete pre-apprenticeship and work readine...

Offshore Wind Innovation Exchange : Call for Ideas

Innovate UK/Knowledge Transfer Network are calling innovators from all UK industries to help drive c...

Events

E-Commerce for International Trade Masterclass, 30th August 2017, Redhill

DIT South East are hosting this e-Commerce for International Trade Masterclass which takes place Mon...

Solent LEP Innovation Programme Fund Workshop, 4th September 2017, Chilworth

The Solent LEP and our Growth Hub are hosting a free workshop for local businesses/organisations to ...

Current Projects - COLUMBUS: Knowledge Transfer for Blue Growth

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COLUMBUS: Knowledge Transfer for Blue Growth...

The marine environment constitutes two-thirds of our planet and offers huge potential for citizens' well-being, with extensive resources that form the basis for many economic activities. Europe is emerging from the worst financial crisis in recent history and rebuilding our economy demands that we identify sustainable opportunities for jobs and economic growth. The ocean is a source of food, water, energy and raw materials; a medium for tourism, transport and commerce; and, can provide solutions to many societal challenges. Nevertheless the ocean is neither inexhaustible nor immune to damage. Marine and maritime research has a critical role to play in developing our understanding of the seas and advancing technology so that we can grow their economic potential in a sustainable manner. However, key substantial research results are not always known or exploited when they could be of use to marine and maritime stakeholders (e.g. scientists and policymakers).

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COLUMBUS Knowledge Transfer Good Practice Guide available to download...

The EU funded COLUMBUS project on Knowledge Transfer has published its Good Practice Guide to the Use and sharing
of marine observations and data by industry.

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COLUMBUS Knowledge Transfer Project announces conference dates...

The EU funded COLUMBUS, Knowledge Transfer project has announced two major conference dates for 2017 and 2018.

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