News from the UK Government


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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Technology and Innovation in UK Maritime Route Map Launched!

The Government has launched its ambitious Maritime 2050 strategy. Developed with industry and outlining long-term ambitions for the future of the UK Maritime sector. Alongside this DfT are delighted to launch ‘Technology and Innovatio...

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Ministerial Statement from Nusrat Ghani on Maritime 2050

"I am today announcing the publication of Maritime 2050: Navigating the Future, the government’s landmark strategy setting out our vision and ambitions for the future of the British maritime sector. Our nation depends on the wide...

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