Final week to submit abstracts for Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase 2023

  • The Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS) is a key event in the marine science and technology calendar.
  • Submit your abstract by 14 July.
  • Join us for the event on 7–9 November 2023.

Innovative approach to measure the geochemistry of pore water in situ

Scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have successfully tested a new approach to help improve knowledge of the deepest parts of the ocean.

Innovative tech to be thrown in the ultimate deep end

Autosub 5 and C-Worker ready to be lifted onto RRS Discovery ahead of DY152 departure

DY152 was the highly anticipated expedition to complete final deep-sea tests of our newest ocean robots, sensors and control software.

Marine Autonomy & Technology Showcase 2022

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MATS is a key event in the marine technology calendar, attracting delegates from around the world.

Call for abstracts opens for the Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase 2022

MATS is a key event in the marine technology calendar, attracting delegates from around the world. In 2021 we saw 31 insightful presentations across three days of networking opportunities.

Abstracts are open now for our 2022 event and we’re calling on innovative pioneers and thought leaders to explore these five themes:

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’.

Mission begins to Antarctica’s remote Thwaites Glacier

ALR better known as Boaty McBoatface being lowered into ice

On the 100th anniversary of the polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s death, a research mission using a fleet of underwater robots to determine the impact of Thwaites Glacier on global sea-level rise, departs from Punta Arenas, Chile (6 January 2022).

NOC takes Boaty McBoatface to travel under Antarctica’s melting Thwaites Glacier

Autosub Long Range (ALR) better known as 'Boaty McBoatface' in water

Engineers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have headed out to the Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica with renowned autonomous underwater vehicle, 'Boaty McBoatface', to help understand what is causing ice loss from the glacier and better predict how its deterioration could contribute to sea level rise.

Innovative SeaDataCloud project awarded “les Etoiles de l’Europe” trophy

The SeaDataCloud team at their annual meeting (Brest, 2019). Photo credit: Charles Troupin (GHER, University of Liège)

SeaDataCloud, a collaborative project involving the British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC, part of the National Oceanography Centre), has today (2 December) been awarded a “les Etoiles de l’Europe” trophy.

NOC partner Marlan Maritime Technologies wins second innovation award in a year

Marlan MD Alex Sinclair collects the award

National Oceanography Centre strategic business partner, Marlan Maritime Technologies, has secured the top prize in the ‘Innovation’ category at the prestigious Mersey Maritime Awards 2018, held earlier this month.