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Thematic session 1: "Innovation for the benefit of maritime communities"

Thematic session 1: "Innovation for the benefit of maritime communities"

Tuesday, 20 May, 2014 -
11:00 to 12:30

What are the current innovation trends and factors for the diversification of shipyards and equipment manufacturers into new business areas such as offshore energy and the greening of shipping? The session will bring together enterprises and clusters that have adopted new business models in different segments of the supply chain. In particular it addresses the interrelationship between technical and process innovation and measures taken to obtain a workforce with the necessary skills as key elements for competitiveness.



Mr Philippe Brunet

Director, Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry
Mr Philippe Brunet

Mr Sauli Eloranta

Executive Vice President, E&T, Rolls-Royce Marine
Mr. Sauli Eloranta

Dr Broder Hinrichsen

Executive Vice President, Head of Research and Product Development
Dr. Broder Hinrichsen

Mr Andreas Wellbrock

Member of the Executive Board BLG LOGISTCS GROUP AG & Co. KG
Mr. Andreas Wellbrock

Mr Arjen Uytendaal

Managing Director of Nederland Maritiem Land
Mr Arjen Uytendaal