On 5th and 6th of June, the 7th Business2Sea will take place at Alfandega Porto Congress Centre, Porto, Portugal, and will be focused on the main theme “Ocean Technology and Industries”.
This theme is aligned with the Government's strategic guidelines for "Blue Growth" and wishes to promote the involvement of different stakeholders - companies, R&D centres, higher education institutions, local authorities, clusters, associations and agencies –  from the different activity sectors of the blue economy.

The event will include a diversified program with emphasis on the opening session and plenary sessions, workshops, B2B meetings and an exhibition of technology and maritime services and products. 

The main topics of the event will be the following:

  • Ports, maritime transport and sustainability: main challenges;
  • Opportunities for the development of the shipbuilding and ship repair industry;
  • The Port Tech Clusters Strategy;
  • Technological development and new activities for the blue economy;
  • Blue Biotechnology;
  • Marine environment and circular economy;
  • New skills for the blue economy;
  • Maritime entrepreneurship;
  • Ocean literacy and maritime culture.

120 participants from 11 countries  attended the event last year. Additionally, more than 200 bilateral meetings have been organized. 

The participation is open to all interested organisations. Fórum Oceano members benefit from special participation conditions.To register for the matchmaking event, click here

If you want to organise a conference, workshop or working meeting, or to have an exibition space during Business2Sea 2017, please contact geral@forumoceano.pt

For more information about the event please, visit Forum Oceano webpage here.