28 October 2020
BMT is proud to be a founding member of the South West Regional Defence and Security Cluster (SWRDSC). The SWRDSC is the first pan-Defence and Security Cluster in the UK. It forms a collaboration led by industry and academia with the support of government and its ministerial departments such as the MOD and its innovation directorate, the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA).
The aim of the cluster is to raise the profile of regional Defence and Security capability to stimulate greater sector knowledge, business, economic growth, and productivity across the South West region.
The South West is home to many innovative businesses and the cluster aims to strengthen investment and partnerships to help build capabilities and attract and compete for talent. Its purpose is to enable the regional Defence and Security sector to collaborate, overcome barriers to entry and help supply chains to complete and realise new technologies.
Innovation is the common thread that runs through BMT. Our key focus is always to address our customers’ most challenging problems with innovative solutions and so membership of the SWRDSC means we can support greater innovation in the wider South West region. A major activity for the cluster will be to pilot the MOD’s new innovation operating model to improve commercialisation and exploitation of funded innovation.
“Innovation is critical in our rapidly changing world. Collaborating with our regional partners through the new South West Regional Defence and Security Cluster will help us meet our customers’ needs with ever more effective solutions”. James Campbell, DAS UK Lead Innovation Catalyst.
The SWRDSC’s launch event will be held on 4 November 2020 and will inform any potential members throughout the South West of the aims of the cluster and the opportunities that it presents.
22 June 2022
On Monday, 13 June 2022, BMT’s Gordon MacDonald was presented with an Order of Australia Medal (OAM). An honour that recognises Australians for outstanding achievement and service.
6 June 2022
BMT is pleased to announce that Lisa Hammock, Environmental Protection and Sustainability Managing Consultant, has been awarded the David Goodrich Prize by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA). The prize, awarded annually and named after David Goodrich, a former president of RINA and one of the founders of BMT, is given for the best paper presented at the annual RINA Warships conference.
16 May 2022
Once again in 2022, BMT is proud to Sponsor the Royal Navy Women’s Cricket Team. This relationship has been in place for a number of years and the team are clear about the impact the funding has on being successful in their game.
10 May 2022
BMT will offer an updated concept design from its ELLIDA™ multi-role logistics ship design family for the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) Joint Support Ship project, SEA2200