About MarRI-UK

We are a collaborative innovation vehicle for UK industry and academia to jointly tackle innovation and technology challenges. We will focus on research and innovation within mid TRL (3 – 7) levels to address the opportunities between "discovery and research" and "commercialisation" of Maritime Technologies and Systems. Learn more about us and how to get involved as a member.

Membership

Why join MarRI-UK?

  • Engage in multi-disciplinary research to achieve effective solutions
  • Accelerate technological innovation, optimising impact across the sector
  • Develop practical, flexible/ responsive solutions for the maritime sector
  • Achieve sector integration between industry representative, organisations, and academia
  • Enhance the reputation of the maritime sector within the UK global economies.

Year one membership

MarRI-UK is now open for year one membership. There are two types of membership:

  • Industry Membership
  • University Membership

Further information can be found here

How to join MarRI-UK

Please complete our Membership Enquiry Form, and we will be in touch.

Winners of Clean Maritime Call Announced!

£1.4m has been awarded to 10 organisations. The grants will help find innovative ways to develop technology to assist the UK’s transition to a future of zero emission shipping, a long term ambition of Government. 55 submissions were made, with an eventual 10 project proposals being selected for funding. The winners were selected by independent reviewers on various criteria including their strategic fit with Maritime 2050, value for money and environment impact. 

The following organisations were awarded a grant:

  • Babcock International Group
  • Bibby Marine Services Ltd.
  • BMT
  • Green Fuel Research
  • Intrada Ships Management
  • Marine South East (Commercial) Ltd.
  • Plymouth Boat Trips
  • RS Sailing
  • Signol
  • University of Nottingham

Details of the project winner can be found here

The press release article can be found here.

The funding represents an important step towards achieving a zero-emission future for the UK. Through the collaborative development of technology, there is an opportunity to decarbonise the economy and share British expertise across the world.

MarRI-UK will continue to champion collaboration between companies, academia and Government. The co-ordination of research across the maritime sector, underpinned by Government initatives and investment will support wider environmental ambitions linked in innovation. 

MarRI-UK: Covid-19 Update

At the moment the Project Timeline for both the Technology and Innovation in UK Maritime Call and the Clean Maritime Call still remains the same, however rest assured that MarRI-UK shall be constantly taking appropriate actions based on the latest government guidance and if there are to be any changes to the current schedule we shall relay them to you as soon as possible.

Thank you to everyone who has show MarRI-UK support over the last year. Times may be difficult just now but together we can generate technological innovations that will usher in a better and brighter future for UK Maritime.

If you have any issues or queries please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Stay well and stay safe,

The MarRI-UK Team