Spotlight on the UK: Your Natural Partner for Research

  • Date 13 Mar 2018
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Spotlight on the UK: Your Natural Partner for Research

13 Mar 2018, 12:00 - 13:00

Investment, Trade & Innovation Theatre

Near & Far Markets:
Spotlight on the UK: Your Natural Partner for Research Innovation and Business  

Opening Remarks
John Murray, CEO, Society of Maritime Industries (SMI)

Introduction to the value of the sector in the UK with data coming from the SMI’s annual Marine Science & Technology Group Survey

The Role of Innovate UK in Driving Innovation
David Elson, Innovate UK

Science & Business Come Together
Steven Rice, Plymouth University

Learn How to Access this New Source of Government Support
Stuart Soter, UK Export Finance

Leading UK Companies in the MST Sector
Terry Sloane, Planet Ocean & Chair of the SMI MSTG



  • Steven Rice


    MARINE-i Project Manager

    Plymouth University

    Steven Rice is a Project Manager and Knowledge Exchange contact for Plymouth University, focused on creating and supporting collaboration with the...

  • David Elson


    Innovation Lead

    Innovate UK

    Innovate UK is a Government Agency that drives productivity and growth by supporting businesses to realise the potential of new technologies, develop...

  • Stuart Stoter


    Export Finance Manager

    UK Export Finance

    UK Export Finance is a government department that helps exporters by providing insurance to exporters and guarantees to banks to share the risks of...

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