Marine-i event powers into the future

7th February, 2018

The next Marine-i Discovery Room event will focus on two power systems that will play a vital role in the future of marine vessels: Hybrid Propulsion and Smart Battery Technology. It takes place at the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth on Wednesday 21st February.

Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i provides support for the marine technology sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.  Its Discovery Room events are designed to draw together all the very latest thinking on a specific theme of marine technology and highlight opportunities for businesses.

Emma Baggett, Falmouth Marine School’s Business Development Manager, is the lead organiser for this event. She says:

“Hybrid Propulsion and Smart Battery Technology are two areas of marine technology that have a massive role to play in helping vessels of the future to operate more efficiently, while also optimising power consumption and reducing emissions. This Marine-i event is a perfect opportunity for businesses to get briefed on the very latest developments and find out what they need to do to succeed in this exciting field. It will also give them the chance to meet useful new contacts who may want to collaborate on bringing technologies to market.”

Expert speakers will include Professor Chris Hodge, President of IMarEST; Richard Winter of VETUS UK; Phil James from Barrus UK; Graeme Hawksley of Hybrid Marine; Ken Wittamore of Triskel Marine; Trevor Jackson of Metalectrique Battery Systems; and Darren Barnett of MTU UK. Topics will range from the latest state of the art hybrid systems, to the naval applications of the technology and the financial case for operators. The day will be chaired by Professor John Chudley, Director of Professional Development at IMarEST.

Attendance at the event is free, and delegates can register at the following link:

https://www.marine-i.co.uk/events

For further information regarding Cornwall’s marine technology sector talk to Peter Holland, one Invest in Cornwall’s Business Development Managers.




How TIGERX is selling dreams around the world from Hayle

11th December, 2018

Who are TigerX? TIGERX is a visualisation studio, creating bespoke CGI / VR imagery and video for their clients. “What we’re doing is create advertising imagery really. The difference is that CGI is our tool. It’s about selling the dream.” TIGERX was born in Hayle […]

Read More



Meet Avanti, the telecoms company bringing rural businesses into the 21st century

7th December, 2018

Avanti provides satellite internet to communities left out of the superfast broadband revolution. Not only does the company, which employs 50 staff at its Operational site at Goonhilly Earth Station on The Lizard, help give businesses access to fast and reliable internet connections in rural […]

Read More

Be the first to hear the latest news, releases and stories from the UK's most exciting and innovative region

Workspace

Cornwall’s eclectic mix of work environments offers a variety of opportunities from collaborative seaside co-working spaces through to industrial workshops

See More

Talent

Cornwall’s businesses engage with and attract a highly motivated pool of professionals who are making the most of Cornwall’s unparalleled work/life balance

See More

Finance & Funding

We work closely with various organisations to introduce your business to finance and funding opportunities throughout the region and beyond

See More

Lifestyle

Work hard. Play hard. Live well.

See More

Community

Cornwall is home to a uniquely supportive and collaborative business community, and as soon as you arrive, you’ll feel it.

See More

Location & Connectivity

1 hour to London. 5 minutes to the beach. Up to 330 Mbps

See More

Why invest in Cornwall?

If you’ve got questions about establishing your business here, or if you’d like to find out exactly how we can support you, get in touch today

Find out more