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Future Autonomous at Sea Technologies (FAST) Cluster

The Smart Sound provides 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. The FAST infrastructure includes platforms, sensors, advanced power systems and communication networks to the Smart Sound.

Applied Genomics

Applied Genomics

Based at the Brixham Environmental Laboratory, we are a small, dedicated team of experienced consultants and researchers. Our collective goal is to provide ecologists and natural resource managers with the genomics-based analyses they need to reduce information gaps, facilitate decision-making and optimise intended outcomes.
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AutoNaut

AutoNaut

The AutoNaut is an Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) propelled forward only by the motion of the waves.  Powered entirely by renewable energy, the AutoNaut is capable of long-duration at-sea missions. Patented Wave Foil Technology converts energy from the pitch and roll of the waves, an extensive range of sensors can be powered by solar energy. Autonomy means the USV can be deployed anywhere in the world, including hazardous marine environments.
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Blue Screen IT

Blue Screen IT

Is an innovative and unique cyber security organisation, creating and operating a market-leading approach to combining the development of cyber-security professionals and the delivery of advanced security services.
 
From our dedicated Cyber Security Operations Centre (SOC), we're able to provide a proactive security threat hunting and monitoring, security technology management, user awareness solutions and security assessment services.
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Fugro Training Academy – Plymouth

Fugro Training Academy – Plymouth

A cutting-edge training centre in Plymouth, a city widely regarded as a centre of excellence in the hydrographic surveying community. 

The centre is a purpose-built facility that delivers a wide range of theoretical and practical training courses, along with equipment and software trials. We have five training staff who are permanently based at the centre, which can host up to 50 course participants at any one time.
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Métalectrique

Métalectrique

Métalectrique is a new way of powering transport and remote places. Our 21st century technology gives more mobility, costs less and is in harmony with the environment. We're working with other partners through our group companies to power transport and remote places with zero emissions.
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Msubs

Msubs

MSubs Ltd specializes in the design, manufacture, and operation of manned and unmanned submersibles for military and commercial markets. Operating from Plymouth and Round Rock Texas, our experienced team possesses skills in mechanical and electrical engineering, composites design and manufacture, electronics and software design, and offshore operations.
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Oceansgate

Oceansgate

Oceansgate is the first marine enterprise zone in the UK, it brings together marine-based businesses to create a world-class hub for marine industries, with opportunities for research, innovation and production in a collaborative environment.

The UK’s premier waterfront marine development opportunity. Oceansgate occupies a 35 hectare site on the southern edge of Devonport Dockyard, one of the largest naval dockyards in Europe. Discover the opportunities to rent, buy or invest at this unique location. Tenants include The Maritime Coastal Agency, The MBTC, CMS Geotech, Mecal, Plymouth Marine Laboratory and Princess Yacht’s suppliers.
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Silicon Sensing

Silicon Sensing

Headquartered in Plymouth, UK - Silicon Sensing specialises in the development and manufacture of precise, reliable and affordable MEMS gyroscopes, accelerometers and inertial systems. Established in 1999, but with a heritage in gyroscope technology dating back 100 years, Silicon Sensing has supplied over 40 million MEMS inertial sensors to all commercial and industrial markets. 
Our mission statement...
"To be the leading provider of affordable, high performance, high integrity MEMS inertial products and foundry services."
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Sonardyne

Sonardyne

Leading independent global provider of underwater acoustic, inertial, optical and sonar technology and this is what we do. We track, we position, we control, we monitor, we detect, we recover, we image, we locate, we navigate, we avoid, we engineer, we service and we support. We can do this for you, wherever you are operating in the world, safely and responsibly, within your budgets and to your timescales. Find out how by getting in touch with us today.
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Thales

Thales

Thales will deliver a UK Centre of Autonomy for the development, assessment and certification of autonomous systems at our new waterfront facility in Plymouth. Turnchapel Wharf will change the way autonomous capability is developed over the next decade by enabling rapid exploration and exploitation of emergent and disruptive technologies.
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Valeport

Valeport

Established in 1969, Valeport designs and manufactures instrumentation for the oceanographic, hydrographic and hydrometric communities, with a worldwide customer base that includes: environmental, defence, oil and gas, renewable energy, coast and shallow water management, ports and harbours, dredging and civil engineering sectors.
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