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Plymouth is a global centre of excellence for marine science and technology, with one of the largest clusters of expertise in Europe.

This extends across marine technology, renewables, cruise and leisure marine to boatbuilding, shipping and marine engineering with marine autonomy recognised by the Department for Business and Trade as a High Potential Opportunity for inward investment and export.


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Plymouth Sound is one of the oldest continually studied marine areas on earth and is globally recognised for the strength of its marine science and technology.

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