Smart Sound Plymouth is the UK's premier proving area for designing, testing and developing cutting edge products and services for the marine sector. This multi-million pound development provides access to first class off- and onshore facilities plus award-winning marine science and technology expertise.
The area’s impressive variety of water depth, sea states and weather conditions is perfectly suited for conducting sea trials, including sub-surface trials with access to offshore water depths of 75m, providing the ideal environment for multiplatform mission operations.
Co-ordinated through the Marine Business Technology Centre, Smart Sound Plymouth is a partnership between five organizations boasting considerable expertise in autonomous systems, environmental sensor technologies, alternative propulsion, advanced manufacturing and cybersecurity.
The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has announced that Smart Sound Plymouth is to benefit from a £1.2 million investment, to upgrade the offshore infrastruc...
Following on from the successful launch of Smart Sound Connect earlier this year, today marks the opening of a state-of-the-art control centre for the network to further enhance the support provided to industry as part of the Smart Sound testing a...
Smart Sound Plymouth provides access to world-renowned, award-winning marine science and technology expertise. Offshore testing is complemented by onshore facilities, including state-of-the-art laboratories and testing environments for small to large items of equipment.
Access to collaborate with leading industrial and academic partners specialising in the delivery of innovative marine autonomous solutions, such as: surface and sub-surface autonomous systems, advanced manufacturing, smart ports and cyber security.