8th BioMarine International Business Convention
1-3 oct 2017, Rimouski Qc, Canada View Location

BioMarine International Clusters Association at European maritime day in Turku.

Investing in Blue Growth, 19 May, 08.30 – 11.00
The maritime economy offers significant scope for growth, based on innovation and clusters. This session will highlight how maritime clusters can trigger/support investments in smart and sustainable solutions and new value chains.
It will also discuss how investing in digitization as well as in Key Enabling Technologies such as marine biotechnology and bio-economy can boost competitiveness and help transform the blue economy.

Coordinator: Claus Schultze, European Commission, DG MARE,

Slawomir Tokarski, European Commission, DG GROW (Chair),
Pierre Erwes, Chairman, Biomarine International Cluster Association (Rapporteur),

Ann Overmeire, Coordinator of Flanders’ Maritime Cluster,
Ilkka RYTKÖLÄ, Portfolio Manager, Digitalisation, Wärtsilä,
Angela Schultz-Zehden, Managing Director, SUBMARINER Network, BSR Flagship,
Ilkka Herlin, Chairman of Cargotec; Chairman of Board, Baltic Sea Action Group,

check the final program: Official printed programme for Turku