Ocean Business 2017

Welcome to

International B2B Matchmaking
at Ocean Business 2017

in assoc. with Maritime & Defence Dual-Use


A chance to meet potential business and technology partners in one day!

Enterprise Europe Network is organising a B2B matchmaking event on Wednesday 5 April 2017, during Ocean Business 2017 and its associated event Maritime & Defence Dual-Use.

The event is supported by the Bremen Invest (WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH), the Maritime Technologies Sector Group and the Aeronautics, Space & Dual-Use Technologies Sector Group.

The FREE matchmaking event will give you the opportunity to meet potential business partners during pre-arranged 30 minute meetings and create real business development opportunities with exhibitors but also visitors, active in the maritime sector. Your agenda will be sent to you one week before the event with the exact time and location of your meetings.

  • Are you looking for new customers, partners or financiers for your company?
  • Are you looking for new potential partners to develop your business and research objectives?
  • Are you seeking partners to adapt your technology for dual-use applications?
  • Or maybe you just want to boost your innovativeness?


For whom?

  • Marine engineering
  • Maritime defence
  • Environmental monitoring and pollution control
  • Ports and harbours
  • Marine Autonomous Systems

Why participate?

  • Establishing technology and commercial partnerships
  • Expanding your business abroad
  • Learning about new technologies and solutions
  • Showcase your most favourable projects, products or know-how
  • Present, discuss and develop new projects


Through the pre-arranged networking, delegates can look forward to:

  • start networking weeks before the event due to pre-event profiling
    (add business profile and view others profiles)
  • request and receive pre-arranged business matchmaking appointments
  • manage beforehand up to 13 high class B2B meetings (at 30 min) of your choice at fixed reserved table

Co-organizers & Supporters

closed since 3 Apr 2017
Registration 18 Jan – 3 Apr
Meeting Selection 13 Mar – 3 Apr
Event 5 Apr
Language English
Venue European Way
Southampton, United Kingdom
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 134
Meetings 191
Belgium 3
Canada 8
Estonia 1
Finland 2
France 4
Germany 6
India 2
Ireland 4
Israel 1
Italy 2
Malta 1
Mexico 1
Netherlands 3
Norway 2
Poland 1
South Africa 2
Spain 2
Sweden 1
Switzerland 1
Ukraine 1
United Kingdom 78
United States 19
Total 145
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