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Ocean Business and NOC Innovations Conference


Hosted at the NOC's dockside facilities, Ocean Business 2023 is the global meeting place for ocean science and technology professionals.

Connect with thousands of the industry’s brightest minds, and share ideas to help define the future of ocean technology.

NOC’s innovations team releases new tidal prediction cloud software

The National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) innovations team has released a new enhanced version of its offshore tidal prediction software, ‘Polpred’.

Doors open on world-leading European Glider Service Centre

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has partnered with subsea technology leader, Teledyne Marine, to open a new European Glider Service Centre.

The partners opened the doors to the world-leading centre today, which will expand glider usage for both science and industry and provide scientific support and repair facilities for Teledyne Slocum Gliders.

The National Oceanography Centre and Subsea 7 launch research alliance to improve scientific understanding of global oceans

The UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is partnering with Subsea 7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects for the energy sector, to create BORA Blue Ocean Research Alliance™.

The alliance represents a significant step towards gaining a better understanding of the world’s oceans and seas for a sustainable marine future.

MOU signed to promote UK/US BlueTech collaboration

TMA Bluetech, promoting bluetech and blue jobs (logo)

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has just announced a strategic partnership with TMA BlueTech®.

This will advance the sustainable Blue Economy and BlueTech in the UK/US by introductions and joint events designed to encourage collaboration in each other’s geographical markets.

NOC to host Ocean Business in October 2021

Ocean Business 2021 logo "The hands on ocean technology exhibition and training forum"


The organisers of Ocean Business have announced the event has been rescheduled from July to October 2021. The ocean technology exhibition and training forum will be deferred to the new dates of 12–14 October 2021 at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), in Southampton UK.

Ocean Business 2019 is coming to the NOC in Southampton

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will host Ocean Business 2019 at the Southampton waterside site from 9–11 April.

NOC at Oceanology International 2018

The UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is returning to Oceanology International this year with two exhibition stands, as well as chairing and participating in a number of conference sessions.

NOC at Seawork International 2017

Adam Schink, the NOC’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre Manager, will present at Seawork International 2017, on Tuesday 13 June. The session will examine how businesses can engage with the NOC Innovation Centre, explore what funded support is available for collaborative R&D, and discuss how to access specialist expertise and testing facilities.

Overseas interest in the NOC ignited by UK Trade and Investment tour

 	The group touring the Marine Robotics Innovation Centre, AutosubLR in foreground

Top diplomats from across the world visited the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton last week to learn about the UK’s global leadership in marine and maritime science and technology, resulting in a flurry of interest in working with the NOC and UK marine companies.