Theme

Maritime flagship

Hubs of national resilience – drivers of regional growth. Attracting investment into ports and turbo charging regeneration.
Opportunity
Maritime Accelerator
Connected Places Catapult is seeking SMEs with innovative solutions to join a 6-month accelerator programme for the maritime industry.
Event
Maritime Accelerator Application Support Webinar
Connected Places Catapult will be hosting an application support webinar for our Maritime accelerator to share information and answer any questions applicants may have.
Episode 46
Our Maritime Past and Future with David Shukman
In this episode, we meet David Shukman, former BBC Science Editor. For over 30 years David has been reporting from all over the globe on the profound changes that are happening in our environment, our seas, and the wider natural world.
Magazine
Our New Magazine – Connected Places
How is digital twin technology changing how we think about everything from cities to railway stations? How will the third age of flight change our skies and the airports of the future? And how are UK cities thinking out of the box to fund net zero investment?
News
Why the UK’s New Approach to Freeports will be Different
When the UK’s first lockdown loomed in March last year, supermarket shelves were stripped bare as suppliers desperately tried to keep up with rising demand. In manufacturing it took only three days after the prime minister enforced a lockdown for Jaguar Land Rover to shut down due to shortages in components and materials. The pandemic […]
Report
A bright future for the UK’s Freeports
As announced by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak in the 2021 budget, the UK will soon have eight new Freeports. But the Government specification for Freeports includes requirements to work as an Innovation Hub for regional growth and support the transition to Net-Zero.