MARINE AUTONOMy

The South West of England, including Dorset has been awarded a High Potential Opportunity in Marine Autonomy by the Department for International Trade.  

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Dorset and The South West of England presents a key opportunity to benefit from the unique capabilities of the UK’s largest maritime cluster and provide solutions across growing industries.

The award of the High Potential Opportunity in Marine Autonomy highlights the emerging opportunity for Dorset based businesses to design, test, validate and manufacture marine autonomous systems in the UK’s largest maritime cluster; meeting growing demand across unique early adopter sectors including Offshore Renewable Energy, Defence, Aquaculture and Shipping.

The South West of England has unique natural assets, a sustainable environment and the local infrastructure to support Marine Autonomy. Dorset has already been awarded a High Potential Opportunity in Aquaculture by the Department for International Trade.