Oceanchest is a dedicated start-up company developing Environmental Technology for the treatment and prevention of biological invasions through shipping and maritime industry activity.


LJMU helped Oceanchest through investigation of specific grant opportunities for a new start-up company. This also included key stakeholder engagement, technical development and solutions for R&D project, background IP landscape search and market data in addition to grant writing and proposal support.


Oceanchest successfully achieve a TSB SMART award grant towards the Proof of Concept study work £109,730.  The next step is to secure investment and look at broader projects related to this technology that plays to strengths and synergies Oceanchest and LJMU have formed.