Welcome to Business2Sea

The B2B matchmaking event organised as part of FÓRUM DO MAR 2015 (Sea Forum).

Fórum Oceano - Association of the Sea Economy, and AEP - Portuguese Entrepreneurial Association invites you to take part in the B2B matchmaking event on Sea Economy - Business2Sea, during the international event FÓRUM DO MAR 2015. Business2Sea will offer companies, research centres, associations and clusters the opportunity to find new international partners, and to start new collaborations for business and projects related to the marine and maritime sector.


This International B2B meetings will take place from 17th to 19th of November 2015, at EXPONOR Porto International Fair (Matosinhos, Portugal).

FÓRUM DO MAR 2015 is an open event and free of charge for visitors.

Business2Sea event is free of charge and open to all community and only requires registration on this platform.


We invite you to come to FÓRUM DO MAR and to participate in the Business2Sea event, to present your company/products/work and to get to know other partners.

(to be a FÓRUM DO MAR exhibitor, please see FM EXHIBITION)




This 5th edition of FÓRUM DO MAR will take place in Matosinhos, Portugal, coupled with the Portugal Atlantic Conference, from 16th to 19th of November 2015. This is an international event dedicated to stakeholders from the different activity sectors that comprise the Sea Economy and will encompasses international conferences, seminars and workshops and an exhibition space for sea products, services and technologies.



  • Blue Growth
  • Innovation, Cooperation, Internationalization
  • Short, sharp 20 minute meetings to foster effective networking

Why to participate

  • Showcase your projects, products or know-how
  • Initiate cross-border contacts and co-operations
  • Find new commercial/technological/research partners

Main topics

All sectors from the Sea Economy, from traditional to emerging activities:

  • Maritime industries
  • Ports, Shipping and Logistics
  • Nautical tourism and Recreational sailing
  • Fisheries and  Aquaculture
  • Sea food conservation, processing and commercialization
  • Marine Bio-resources and Biotechnology
  • Marine energies (renewable, oil and gas)

How does it work?

  • Register and publish your collaboration wishes
  • Browse the participant list and book meetings with companies you are interested inOne week before the event you receive your meeting schedule


Institutional Support

closed since 13 Nov 2015
Registration 14 Oct – 13 Nov
Meeting Selection 21 Oct – 16 Nov
Event 17 Nov – 19 Nov
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue EXPONOR - Feira Internacional do Porto
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 65
Meetings 104
Brazil 1
France 1
Israel 1
Luxembourg 1
Netherlands 2
Portugal 55
Spain 4
Total 65
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After Event 848