Maritime Innovation Week 2023

 Embrace the Future of Maritime Excellence Online.
This re-imagined Maritime Innovation Week will unite some of the brightest minds, from both inside and outside the maritime industry, providing profound insights and collaboration opportunities on the sector’s most pressing topics. Each day has a different theme and area of focus, as follows:

Day 1 (Innovation Hub): Net Zero and Decarbonisation, plus Sustainable Business Model Innovation

Day 2 (Exclusively Online): Fit for the Future: Skills Development and EDI

Day 3 (London): Data, Digital, AI, and 5G – Revolutionizing the Maritime and Ports Industry”

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Event finished: 9th November 2023

When and where?

Newcastle Innovation Hub, BT Tower and online
7th - 9th November 2023
9:00am - 6:00pm


This event is now complete

Mark Wray, our Ecosystem Director, Maritime & Ports, will Chair the panel session titled ‘Targeting Net Zero – Opportunities and Challenges’ on Day 1 (11:45-12:30), with panellists from Frazer-Nash Consultancy, Serco, Ricardo and OREC.
Also on Day 1, Richard Wigley, our SME Innovation Support Team Lead, will deliver a presentation as part of  the session titled ‘Sustainable Business Model Innovation’ from 14:30.

On Day 2, Justin Anderson, Director of Digital Twin Hub, will join the Innovation Exchange session from 11:45 to deliver a ‘lightning talk’.

Finally, on Day 3 of the event, Service Designers Trusha Oza and Eleanor Pile will host a workshop on inclusive innovation, from 12:50; and Mark Wray will Chair a panel on Disruptive Technology and How can it positively impact our Ports.