By : Marek Grzybowski
InterMarE South Baltic Maritime Economy Exhibition and Balt Military Expo 2021, a three-day maritime business meeting was held in Gdańsk on April 20-22.
The fair was visited by several hundred representatives of business and politics, administration and scientists, representatives of the navy and civil society interested in the blue economy.
GreenMarE, NatCon, SeaTech conferences and numerous thematic webinars organized by exhibitors took place during the fair. The BlueEconomy https://www.eblueeconomy.com/ portal at the Blatic Sea and Space Cluster stand also had its logo and link on the InterMarE.
We have been preparing for over a year and the fair is a success – said Andrzej Bojanowski, President of the Gdańsk International Fair SA. on the pages of www.gospodarkimorska.pl. 220 exhibitors and almost 800 visitors took part in the InterMarE Balt Military Expo 2021 fair. The stands were displayed 3228 times.
The participants held about 170 business meetings in the Matchmaking zone. About 1,500 people took part in the on-line conferences. 532 people registered at NatCon, 447 people signed up at GreenMarE, and 450 people attended the Sea.Tech conference. Baltic Sea and Space Cluster received an award for promotional activities at the stand during the InterMarE South Baltic fair.
The InterMarE South Baltic fair is the final result of the project “Internationalization of South Baltic maritime economy” implemented since 2017, in which partners from Poland, Sweden, Lithuania and Germany participate.
The Baltic Sea and Space Cluster participated in the project as a supporting partner. The cluster transformed from a business environment organization to a project HUB. BSSC focuses on knowledge transfer and creation of innovation through the integration of ICT, space and maritime technologies.
The cluster organized B2B meetings and webinars on innovations in the blue economy for 3 days of the fair. BSSC Galatea Innovation Day focused on the transfer of knowledge and determination of the common potential of the Clusters participating in the GALATEA project in creating innovation in an international format
The goals of the project implemented under HORIZON 2020 were presented by Clémence Le Corff, from the strong French maritime cluster Pôle Mer Méditerranée – Toulon Var Technologies (France).