BlueInvest Thematic Workshop on Green Nautical Technologies

1/24/2022


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1/24/2022
Duration: 1 Day
Virtual
225 Participants

AGENDA

 

 

Time (GMT)

Virtual event, live streamed

10:30 – 10:45

OPENING SESSION

Moderated by Catherine FRIDERES, Senior Project Manager, BlueInvest

Welcome remarks by Claus SCHULTZE, Policy Officer, Maritime Innovation, Marine Knowledge and Investment, DG MARE, European Commission

10:45 – 11:00

INDUSTRY OVERVIEW: MARKET DEVELOPMENTS, KEY TRENDS AND FORECAST

Presentation by the European Boating Industry.  Industry overview and forecast of key trends to look forward to.

-  Philip EASTHILL, Secretary General, European Boating Industry

11:00 – 12:00

PANEL DISCUSSION ON GREEN NAUTICAL TECHNOLOGIES: THE CURRENT INNOVATION AND INVESTMENT LANDSCAPE

Moderated panel format, with Q&A. This session should provide attending investors and funds with insights on market developments and opportunities, recent innovation trends and the existing funding gap for the sustainable boating industry.

Speakers:

-  Claus SCHULTZE, Policy Officer, Maritime Innovation, Marine Knowledge and Investment, DG MARE, European Commission

-  Anne-Marie BOUWERAERTS, Vice President, European Boating Industry

-  Laurent PROBST, Partner and Lead for Innovation, PwC

-  Gabriella RICHARDSON, Founder, Yachting Ventures

-  Frank SCHWEIKERT, Founder and Director, German Ocean Foundation

 

12:00 – 13:00

PITCH SESSION

Up to 5 high potential companies and projects offering sustainable solutions for the boating industry shall be invited to pitch to an audience of investors, venture mentors and coaches.

JURY PANEL:

  • Javier LLOMPART, Founder of Blue Ocean leading drivers (BOld)
  • Miguel Ángel LOPEZ TRUJILLO, Lean Sales Associate, Former COO of EBAN.
  • Gabriella RICHARDSON, Founder, Yachting Ventures

 

PITCHING COMPANIES:

BluEnergy (Italy) develops H2Boat Energy Pack, a system of storage of energy produced from renewable sources for sailing & leisure boat

Kara Technology (France) develops a connected boat management system, EVA, to help boat builders cut operational costs and develop new marketable services.

La Bella Verde (Spain) charters solar electric catamarans and expanded to construction & sales of new vessels and Refits, including the world’s first 100% recyclable composite boat in serial production.

Remigo (Slovenia), develops Remigo1, the first user-friendly, compact, powerful and stylish small electric outboard motor.

Seasy (Austria), operates an online booking platform which connects sailors with marinas and facilitates the daily lives of sailors, marinas and yachting ports.

13:00

1:1 MATCHMAKING

Attendees to the workshop participate in 1:1 meetings. Those at the event are encouraged to visit the exhibition.