Smart Shipping Acceleration Fund – Community Building Event

Join the Department for Transport and Innovate UK looking at cross-sector opportunities at our Smart Shipping Acceleration Fund community building event.

Event Details


10.00 - 16.00 GMT



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About the event

This event will be exploring the crossover of technology and shipping; unlocking new avenues for collaboration; the application of solutions from other industries and future investment into this emerging sector.

This exciting event will interest any organisations working in:

  • Vessel optimisation and smart efficiency technologies.
  • Vessel efficiency focused on data, software or autonomy.
  • Autonomous vessels including subsystems such as control systems and sensors.
  • Sensor and robotic systems both within the port environment and on vessel.
  • Smart maintenance operations technologies.
  • Port and shipyard operations optimisation and digitisation.
  • Digital tools such as for smart route planning and emissions monitoring.
  • Big data and AI – how new business models can create value in the maritime sector and for optimisation and planning of maritime traffic, smart shipping, safety and skills.

This event is aimed at fostering a new community based around smart shipping and helping facilitate the formation of consortia for funding applications to the newly launched SSAF

Related Opportunities

Smart Shipping Acceleration Fund

Opens: 22/04/2024 Closes: 26/06/2024

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £8m for innovative smart shipping technologies for maritime decarbonisation.

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