6 - 7 September 2018 / Hamburg, Germany
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6 - 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!

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.

EU-funding advice

For consultancy on EU funding opportunities for maritime sector, participants can book a meeting with our EEN-experts:

Ralf Fiedler, National Contact Point for Shipping and Marine Technology

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

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, 12:00-13:30, starting at MariMatch area and visiting 5 Northern German booths in halls B6 and B7

Tour 2: Friday, September 7th, 10-11:30, starting at MariMatch area and visiting 5 Northern German booths in halls A1 and A4

Please register for the guided tours by mail to 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:



Hamburg, Germany

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Participants 200
Meetings 73


Australia 2
Austria 2
Belgium 1
Brazil 1
Canada 7
China 1
Croatia 3
Cyprus 2
Czech Republic 1
Denmark 5
Egypt 1
Estonia 2
Finland 6
France 7
Germany 37
Greece 10
Italy 9
Japan 1
Kazakstan 1
Korea, Republic Of 15
Lithuania 4
Malta 1
Martinique 1
Netherlands 13
Nigeria 2
Norway 6
Panama 1
Poland 5
Portugal 1
Romania 1
Russia 7
Singapore 1
Spain 6
Sweden 2
Turkey 20
Ukraine 2
United Arab Emirates 2
United Kingdom 9
United States 6
Total 204


Company 176
University 2
R&D Institution 5
Association/Agency 8
Authority/Government 8
Other 5
Total 204