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6 September 2018 - 7 September 2018
Hamburg, Germany
MariMatch at SMM 2018

On the occasion of SMM 2018, the leading international maritime trade fair, Enterprise Europe Network Hamburg / Schleswig-Holstein invites you to participate in the international B2B-Networking-Event MariMatch!

This event has been designed as a partnering platform offering an opportunity to meet potential partners for new business, for R&D projects and to expand your network in the maritime sector.


Representatives of companies, associations, universities and research institutes offering or searching for innovative solutions, investigating new collaborations and looking for adequate project partners will get a great opportunity to discuss their ideas face-to-face in pre-arranged 20-minutes meetings on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th September. Register now and boost your business with support of Enterprise Europe Network!

EU-funding advice

In cooperation with NCP „Shipping and Maritime Technologies“ we invite visitors and exhibitors of SMM to learn more about European funding opportunities for maritime research, development and innovation projects. Book a meeting with our experts on Thursday, September 6th:

Ralf Fiedler, National Contact Point for Shipping and Marine Technology

Sibyl Scharrer, EU funding adviser at Enterprise Europe Network / IFB Hamburg

In addition to the pre-arranged meetings, consultancy on the spot can be provided if capacities allow.

Guided Tours "Innovation from Northern Germany"

In cooperation with Maritime Cluster Northern Germany we offer guided tours to learn more about "Maritime Innovation from Northern Germany".

Tour 1: Thursday, September 6th, 12:00-13:45, starting at MariMatch area and visiting Northern German booths in halls B6 and B7:

Ankron Water Services GmbHConsulting and testing services on maritime water technology such as ballast and bilge water, drinking and wastewater.
TX Marine Messsysteme GmbHMachine performance monitoring, from the measuring equipment to data evaluation.
Ingenieurbüro Hagemann (AVL List GmbH)Development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains - hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software.
Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD Research institution for applied visual computing - image- and model-based information technology.
RLS RettungstechnologieHighly modern and effective sea equipment for shipwrecked persons.
HASYTEC ElectronicsDevelopment, production and marketing of ultrasound systems for the prevention of biological fouling.

Tour 2: Friday, September 7th, 10-11:30, starting at MariMatch area and visiting Northern German booths in halls A1 and A4:

Alfa Laval Mid Europe GmbHEquipment and services for lifetime vessel performanc.
Armaturen-Wolff Friedrich H. Wolff GmbH & Co. KGManufacturer and dealer of industrial valves and valve technology.
Martechnic GmbHEffective technical solutions for accurate determination of fuel, lube and hydraulic oil condition.
Global ConceptCYTOCLEAN®, Clean-up shiptanks during journey.
ScanDiesel GmbH

Sales of industrial and marine innovative diesel engines as well as engine accessories and components.

Please register for the guided tours by mail to een@tutech.de

Special offer to larger companies

With Innovation Challenges and Buyer-meets-Supplier formats on Friday, we offer comprehensive customised support to larger companies in search of suitable SME partners. Companies searching for innovative solutions or for suppliers that are interested in these formats should select respective fields in registration. After registration we will contact you for further support. Please read further information.

Startups and other companies offering innovative solutions or suppliers should register for the "general" b2b-meetings. They will be booked by the "buyers" but can express their interest with regard to "Innovation Challenge" or "Buyer-meets-Supplier" profiles sending an email to the main organiser een@tutech.de.

About Enterprise Europe Network

The Enterprise Europe Network helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make the most of business opportunities in the EU and beyond. Bringing together around 600 business support organisations from more than 60 countries our experts can help you to find international business partners, source new technologies and receive EU funding or finance. And they can advise you on issues so diverse as intellectual property, going international, or EU law and standards. Have a look at the wide range of services offered free of charge here.

MariMatch at SMM is supported by:

Closed since 31 August 2018
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Participants 296
Meetings 339
Germany 51
Netherlands 24
Türkiye 22
United Kingdom 17
Italy 16
South Korea 14
United States 14
Greece 12
France 11
Finland 10
Canada 10
Russia 9
Spain 9
Poland 7
Lithuania 7
Norway 7
Denmark 5
India 4
United Arab Emirates 3
Austria 3
Romania 3
Nigeria 3
Singapore 3
Sweden 3
Australia 3
Panama 3
Estonia 3
Croatia 2
Cyprus 2
Belgium 2
Ukraine 2
Brazil 2
Japan 2
Malta 1
Portugal 1
Czech Republic 1
Egypt 1
Martinique 1
China 1
Bulgaria 1
Kazakhstan 1
Israel 1
Total 297
Company 260
University 2
R&D Institution 4
Association/Agency 10
Authority/Government 12
Other 9
Total 297