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04 September 2019

MarRI-UK - Expression of interest competition for DfT funding deadline extended!

Due to the high levels of interest in the call, the deadline for submitting Expressions of Interest has been extended to 25 October 2019.

£1M is available to fund technology, process innovations or services within mid TRL (TRL 3-7) that offer significant improvements to systems, timings, processes or technology for clean maritime services and operations.

The Department for Transport (DfT) provides funding for industrial research to find innovative ways to reduce maritime emissions and to promote the development of technology innovation in UK maritime.

To lead a project or work alone your organisation must:

  • be a UK based business of any size to lead a research project
  • be a UK based business of any size, an academic organisation, or a research and technology organisation (RTO) to lead a capital investment project
  • Carry out your maritime research or technology development project work in the UK
  • Intend to exploit the results from or in the UK
  • This is open to single business as well as consortiums.

This is an expression of interest competition. You must have a successful application in this competition before you can be invited to apply to the full stage competition.

Competition now closes: 25 October 2019 at midday



MarRI-UK is an industry-led initiative, currently involving more than eight companies, one trade association, and four universities to address the lack of coordination and resource in the maritime research and development. Work undertaken by industry and academia has sought to shape an initiative, which builds coordination and resource in the maritime research and development, namely Maritime Research and Innovation UK (MarRI-UK). w: