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 zero membership

MarRI-UK is now open for year zero 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.

Call for Clean Maritime Proposal

The Department for Transport (DfT) provides funding for industrial research to find innovative ways to reduce maritime emissions.

£1M is available to fund technology, process innovations or services within mid TRL (TRL 3-7) that offer significant improvements to systems, timings, processes or technology for clean maritime services and operations.

To lead a project or work alone your organisation must:

  • be a business of any size with a base in the UK to lead a research project,
  • be a business of any size with a base in the UK, an academic organisation, or a research and technology organisation (RTO) to lead a capital investment project,
  • Carry out your maritime research or technology development project work in the UK,
  • Intend to exploit the results from or in the UK or from or in more than one location including the UK,
  • This is open to single business as well as consortiums.

This is an expression of interest competition. You must have a successful application in this competition before you can be invited to apply to the full stage competition.

Competition Opens: 29 July 2019

Competition closes: 25 October 2019

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Call for Technology and Innovation Proposal

The Department for Transport (DfT) provides funding for investment in innovative maritime research and innovation that supports the ambitions set out in Maritime 2050 and Technology and Innovation in UK Maritime route-map. 

£1M is available for innovative solutions, within mid TRL (TRL 3-7) that demonstrate potential applications for innovative technology or for proof of concept of new ideas that offer benefits to maritime services and operations.

To lead a project or work alone your organisation must:

  • be a business of any size with a base in the UK to lead a research project,
  • be a business of any size with a base in the UK, an academic organisation, or a research and technology organisation (RTO) to lead a capital investment project,
  • Carry out your maritime research or technology development project work in the UK,
  • Intend to exploit the results from or in the UK or from or in more than one location including the UK,
  • This is open to single business as well as consortiums. 

This is an Expression of Interest (EoI) competition. You must have a successful application in this competition before you can be invited to apply to the full stage competition.

EoI competition Opens: TBA

EoI competition closes: TBA

Find out more...