31 May 2018 / Бургас, Bulgaria
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European Maritime Day 2018 – Matchmaking Event

Expand your international network, explore new ideas and develop cooperation possibilities.


The event is organised in the framework of European Maritime Day Conference 2018, which will take place on 31st May- 1 st June 2018 in Burgas (Bulgaria). The European Maritime Day (EMD) is an annual event which welcomes Europe's growing maritime community gathering EU maritime stakeholders and EU policymakers to discuss, debate and exchange best practices. Participants come from ports, shipping industries, clusters, environmental associations, NGOs, trade unions, scientific and research institutions, and local, regional, national and European authorities, amongst others.


This networking event targets innovative companies, universities, researchers, public authorities and other organisations interested in sharing new project ideas and finding collaboration partners to:

  • Safety and security,
  • People and skills,
  • Innovation and growth,
  • Sustainability and governance

Reasons to participate

It is an ideal way to find technology and business partners through pre-arranged meetings during an event which attracts delegates and experts from across Europe and beyond. You simply need to register, present yourself, your company/organisation and a cooperation idea and select partners of interest to you in advance of the event.

The earlier you submit your collaboration profile, the more it will be recognized.


Main Topics

Maritime Industries

  • Maritime Policy
  • Coastal Areas and Ports
  • Maritime Environment and Protected Areas
  • Maritime and Shipyard Technologies and Equipment
  • Maritime Services, Transport and Shipping
  • Maritime and Port Security
  • Skills and Training
  • Tourism

Blue Growth

  • Aquaculture
  • Coastal Tourism
  • Marine Biotechnology
  • Ocean Energy
  • Seabed Mining
  • Marine Research, Development and Innovation


Practical Information: please follow the link https://ec.europa.eu/maritimea...

Participation in the matchmaking event is free of charge.



Open until 28 May 2018


Бургас, Bulgaria

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