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The Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will work with The Department for Transport (DfT) to invest up to £34 million in innovation projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping.

These will be to develop and deploy real world operational demonstrations of clean maritime solutions as well as carry out innovative feasibility studies and pre-deployment trials.

The Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC) Round 4 is part of a suite of interventions launched by the UK Shipping Office for Reducing Emissions (UK SHORE). UK SHORE aims to transform the UK into a global leader in the design and manufacturing of clean maritime technology.

Your proposal must focus on clean maritime technology. Your project must do one of the following:

  • design, develop, test and deploy technology
  • conduct a technical and economic feasibility study

Competition opens: Wednesday 2 August 2023.

Competition closes: Wednesday, 11 am on 27 September.

For further information please select the following link Competition overview - CMDC Round 4 – Vessel or Infrastructure demonstrations - Innovation Funding Service (