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A yacht under sail. Credit: Openarc Marine

Pioneering eco generator for yachts under development in Cornwall

Support from Marine-i is helping Falmouth-based business, Openarc Marine, develop a completely new approach to on-board generators for use when cruising under sail. This hydroelectric technology would have worldwide applications and help to eliminate reliance on fossil fuels for electricity generation at sea.

Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i is designed...

sunset, aquamarine sea and five yachts in the forefront, with smaller boats dotting the horizon

Cleaner seas tech for Falmouth yacht service

A Cornish repairer of super yachts has won the right to distribute a filter that removes harmful particles from marine diesel generator exhausts.

SeaClean is a system that was designed in Florida by inventor Richard Boggs and for the first time, the European rights have been solely awarded to Lizard Yacht Service.

Diesel generator exhaust is a real concern for...

The National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth, Northumberland. Credit: ORE Catapult

Marine-i offers world-class testing support to local marine tech businesses

Marine-i is calling on local marine tech businesses to take advantage of fully-funded testing capacity available at its partner sites this year to accelerate their innovation.

Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i is designed to help the marine technology sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly grow through harnessing the full potential of research and...

Anchoring system for floating offshore wind

Truro-based firm develops innovative anchoring solution for floating offshore wind

Marine-i has announced that it is providing support to offshore specialist, Reflex Marine, who are developing a new system for anchoring floating offshore wind (FLOW) installations.

Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i is designed to help the marine technology sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly grow through harnessing the full potential of research...

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New maritime skills centre launches in Plymouth

After four years in the making and an investment of close to £2million, Plymouth City College’s flagship Centre of Higher Technical Innovation and Maritime Skills (TIMS) is now officially open.

Located at the heart of Plymouth’s marine industry, the new teaching site at the Marine Enterprise Zone at Oceansgate marks the start of a new chapter in the College’s ongoing support of the...

Three dolphins swimming through clear water, seen from above

Cornish marine tech programme supports innovative marine monitoring system for Floating Offshore Wind

Hayle-based marine tech innovation programme Marine-i has announced it is helping Research Development UK establish a marine acoustic monitoring service for the emerging Celtic Sea Floating Offshore Wind (FLOW) opportunity, to aid deployment strategies in these areas.

Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i is designed to help the marine technology sector in...

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Marine-i lends a hand to STL to help develop innovative robotic arm

Marine-i has agreed to support Falmouth-based consultancy group Submarine Technology Limited (STL) in the development of a cutting-edge multi-axis robotic arm.

Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, the Marine-i aids businesses in the marine technology sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, offering them RD&I expertise and test facilities.

Prof. Lars...

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Marine-i airs support for Crown Estate's plan for floating offshore wind

Marine-i has welcomed proposals announced by the Crown Estate for floating offshore wind leasing in the Celtic Sea.

These proposals have been made as part of the growing Celtic Sea Cluster announced earlier this year that has been established to help drive market creation for floating wind through industry collaboration.

According to Celtic Sea Cluster’s website, floating...

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RD&I funding announced for newcomers to marine tech

Marine-i has announced research, development and innovation (RD&I) support for businesses that are newcomers to the marine sector.

Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i is designed to help the marine tech sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly grow through harnessing the full potential of research and innovation.

The programme brings...

Floating the idea: PML supporting the development of an innovative renewable energy platform to serve off-grid coastal communities

The large-scale seawater tanks and data analysis expertise at Plymouth Marine Laboratory’s Smart Sound workshop are being used to conduct stability tests on model floating offshore wind platforms as part of the ‘Marlin Star’ project, led by Plymouth-based technology developer Frontier Technical Ltd.

Funded by Innovate UK, the £1.4million consortium-backed project is aimed at...