Marine Research and Consultancy

The IMS has developed the sites, facilities, equipment and the expertise that leading businesses want. Our client list includes QinetiQ, Thales, Balmoral and the Research Council of Norway.

Marine testing facilities for hire

Marine Research and Testing Platform - available for hire on a short or long-term basis.

Facilities also available within the Aquatic Centre.

Bespoke efficacy testing to meet the needs of clients.

The marine biology research facility comprises:

Marine research testing platform in Langstone Harbour
Research vessel RV Calypso for inshore work
Aquatic Centre including aquarium rooms with temperature controlled flow through seawater systems
Teaching laboratory and lecture theatre with capacity for 120 delegates
Suite of general, molecular, histology and sediment laboratories
Terrestrial exposure and abrasion testing

Trials management and environment consultants

If needing more than a testing facility, IPS can help. Experienced consultants offer complete management of marine research trials and provide full environmental consultancy. IPS has a team of scientists with expert skills and knowledge. Projects range from local to international, with skills in marine bio-fouling and efficacy testing to marine biodiversity surveys.

Contact Name: 
Suzanne Truss, Research and Innvoation Services
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