Solent LEP Trade Mission to Washington DC, 19th-21st November 2019

The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is working with Maritime UK on a trade mission to Wash...

Innovate UK Innovation Loans - deadline for applications 27th November 2019

Whether you are a micro, small or medium sized enterprise, you could benefit from a loan of between ...


'Meet the Innovator' opportunity to pitch at the Our Ocean Conference, 23rd-24th October 2019, Oslo

The 'Our Ocean' conference will bring together leaders from governments, businesses, civil society a...

YBDSA European Conference, 24th October 2019, Monaco

The Yacht Brokers Designers & Surveyors Association (YBDSA) has launched its inaugural European Conf...

Email News March 2019

Welcome to the March 2019 Email Newsletter from Marine South East...

If you would like to submit an article for consideration please email the text and a suitable image or logo to

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Posted 2019-02-02 17:32:23

OPEC: Offshore Platform for Energy Competitiveness project conclusions...

The 15 month OPEC (Offshore Platform for Energy Competitiveness) feasibility project has produced a number of conclusions and recommendations which may be taken forward if further funding can be sourced.

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Posted 2019-02-06 17:29:34

Innovate UK Smart Grants open for applications...

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is to invest up to £20 million in the best game-changing or disruptive ideas with a view to commercialisation.

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Posted 2019-02-28 12:47:37

Innovate UK New Investment for businesses to tackle ocean plastics crisis...

Up to £6 million in simultaneous grant and private investment is on offer to UK businesses with innovative solutions to reduce pollution in the world's oceans.

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Posted 2019-02-04 16:40:32

Navy seeking innovative ideas to track on-board personnel...

In collaboration with the Royal Navy, the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has launched the ‘Get the Ship in Shape: accounting for, and tracking, personnel’ innovation competition.

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Posted 2019-02-28 13:15:24

Growth Accelerator Programme for Solent based businesses...

The Solent LEP have developed a new Growth Accelerator Programm, in partnership with leading accountants and business advisers, BDO.

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Posted 2019-02-26 12:16:11

Applications for the Ocean Solutions Accelerator Funding open until March 31...

Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) is committed to accelerate 100 ocean technology startups by 2021 and is seeking the most innovative ocean entrepreneurs from around the world to help them scale their solutions to the ocean's greatest challenges.

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Posted 2019-02-06 19:57:42

Brexit Toolkit for business...

The Solent LEP Growth Hub provides a single point of reference to help businesses navigate their way through the complexity of support and information available from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors that will help them to start, grow and develop their business.

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Posted 2019-01-15 17:27:55

Preparing for the growing data economy...

Could your company make use of expert skills required for the rapidly growing data economy, including skills in programming, big data handling and analytics, and the latest statistical and machine learning techniques that underpin artificial intelligence?

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Posted 2019-01-15 17:22:32

DIT South East Export ASEAN Programme for 2019...

The Department for International Trade South East and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Export ASEAN programme have assembled a comprehensive support package for businesses looking to grow their international sales in Q1 2019.

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Posted 2019-01-10 14:15:33

ICOS Ocean Thematic Industry & Science Observing Forum, 19th March 2019, Southampton...

The aim of the event is to bring together the shipping industry and the science community to explore ways in which we can work together to understand global environmental change.

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Posted 2019-02-28 13:55:36

Solent LEP Annual Conference: Countdown to Brexit, 12th March 2019, Hedge End, Southampton...

Join the Solent LEP for its 2019 annual conference, hosted by the BBC business editor Simon Jack. The Solent LEP Annual Conference 2019, 'Countdown to Brexit', will take place at the Hilton Ageas in Hedge End from 9.30am to 2.00pm on Tuesday 12th March.

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Posted 2019-02-06 20:05:33

NEXT GENERATION Specialist One Day Marine Safety Workshops, 2nd, 3rd, 4th April 2019, Southampton...

NEXT GEN 2019 is a unique programme of three specialist one day workshops run 'back to back' on 2nd, 3rd and 4th April 2019 for the sub IMO/sub 24m professional marine sector.

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Posted 2018-09-18 11:23:06

Find out about Key Enabling Technologies to drive innovation and competitiveness in your business, 9th April 2019, Ocean Business, Southampton...

Marine South East will be hosting a workshop looking at how a number of Key Enabling Technologies are driving innovation and competitiveness in the maritime sector at Ocean Business on Tuesday 9th April 2019 from 10am to 12 noon.

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Posted 2019-01-31 14:56:38

Save the Date: Demonstration of Hybrid Electric Propulsion System for Small Vessels, 22nd May 2019, Falmouth...

The HEVIMA Innovate UK Project, led by REAPsystems, will be demonstrating its innovative modular hybrid propulsion at an event in Falmouth on Wednesday 22nd May 2019.

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Posted 2019-01-18 14:05:27