Business2Sea 2017 | 05>06.june


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Business2Sea 2017 PROGRAMME


The 7th edition of Business2Sea/Sea Forum will take place at 5th and 6th of June at Alfandega Porto Congress Centre, Porto, Portugal, and will be dedicated to the main theme “Ocean Technology and Industries”.
The 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 – to materialise the mentioned strategy.

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

The main topics of the event are 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.

If you plan to organise a conference, workshop or working meeting, or to have an exhibition space during Business2Sea 2017, please contact us to the email:

The participation is open to all interested organisations; Fórum Oceano members benefit from special participation conditions.

More information about each component of the event Business2Sea / Fórum do Mar 2017 at:

   » More about the place of te event: Centro de Congressos da Alfândega do Porto (CCAP).

Some components of Business2Sea 2017 are supported by european funds through: