Oceansgate in partnership with Maritime UK South West bring you this programme of marine tech to showcase Plymouth's thriving marine sector.
In partnership with Maritime UK South West and other local partners, the team at the Oceansgate Marine Technology Enterprise Zone in Plymouth are overcoming COVID-19 barriers to face-to-face networking and collaboration by hosting a regular programme of marine technology webinars.
The events will provide a platform for the world class marine technology offer in the surrounding area with topics including access to innovation funding and support, marine autonomy, case studies covering leading edge tech development and showcasing world class strengths in the South West.
Thursday 28 January (note amended date): Marine Business Technology Centre - Welcome back networking event
Following an introduction from the MBTC Team and case studies from some of their supported businesses, this event is a chance to break out for discussions with research partners covering the areas of applied autonomy, clean propulsion, MBTC innovation grants and MBTC's new test tank array.
Wednesday 10 March: Plymouth Marine Laboratory - New data buoy
The bright yellow 8.5 metre tall buoy has been built in collaboration with French company Mobilis, and Hydrosphere UK, both leaders in the field of building robust specialist floating platforms. Join Dr James Fishwick, Head of Smart Sound Plymouth and Head of Operations and Technology for Plymouth Marine Laboratory’s Western Channel Observatory, to find out how businesses can access this new equipment.
Wednesday 24 March: Smart Sound Connect - Live network launch
Part of the MBTC testing and proving ground Smart Sound Plymouth, the testbed will benefit from a 5G mobile private network built by Vodafone using Nokia equipment. The network, known as Smart Sound Connect, will enable ultrafast download speeds and low-latency 5G connectivity to support the development of new marine technology.
Visit the Eventbrite webpage for full details and to book a place.