The University of Liverpool’s Innovatory contribution to the Port City Innovation Hub (PCiH) project has been shortlisted for the `Maritime 2050 Award in partnership with the Department for Transport’ at the 2021 Mersey Maritime Industry Awards (MMIA21).
Now in their seventh year, the Mersey Maritime Awards acknowledge and celebrate the very best of the UK’s maritime industry and are widely recognised as being the leading maritime awards in the UK.
The Innovatory will lead the technology innovation support of the £1.9M PCiH project, funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, in partnership with Wirral Council, Wirral Chamber of Commerce and Mersey Maritime. This will assist businesses in the Liverpool City Region develop new products or services within the maritime sector and achieve economic growth. It will also provide important training and capacity building amongst a new cohort of SME’s in the maritime sector through 13 long term, research intensive projects.
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The University of Liverpool is one of 39 finalists shortlisted across 13 categories selected by an expert panel of 12 judges.
The `Maritime 2050 Award in partnership with the Department for Transport’ category recognises organisations that have significantly contributed to delivering the UK maritime sector’s long-term strategy, Maritime 2050. The other finalists in this category are Artemis Technologies and Nautilus International.
Local, national and international industry members can vote for the finalists via an industry platform which is open until midday on Monday 23rd August 2021.
The final winners will be announced at an awards dinner at Liverpool Football Club on Friday, September 17.
Further details of the Mersey Maritime Awards can be found here: https://merseymaritime.co.uk/mmia21/
Companies who wish to vote, please visit this webpage: https://mmia2021.awardsplatform.com/