News from the UK Government


Calls for proposals - Horizon 2020

The Department for Transport has made a couple of calls for proposals from Horizon 2020, the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation. Decarbonising long distance shipping Improved Production and Maintenance Processes in...

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Maritime Minister announces new funding to teach young people about maritime

Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani announced £40,000 of funding for expanding the Why Shipping Matters programme during a lesson at St Peter’s London Docks Primary School today. The funding will allow the lessons to be developed for use...

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DASA Competition - Intelligent ship: the next generation

This competition is seeking proposals for novel and innovative projects that enable and facilitate the wider use of intelligent systems within future warships, with the potential for wider utilisation across defence. The aim is to start to...

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Parliamentary report recommends building support ships in UK

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Shipbuilding and Ship Repair has launched a report on the National Shipbuilding Strategy. The report states that the industry is already facing significant redundancies as the aircraft carrier programme...

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BEIS First of a Kind Energy Storage Competition

BEIS recently opened a £20m grant competition to fund up to 3 demonstrations of large-scale energy storage using innovative technologies. The Competition will consider proposals for pre-commercial innovative large, static electri...

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