WavEC seminar to discuss Finland-Portugal MRE collaboration

Illustration (Photo: Wello Oy)
Illustration (Photo: Wello Oy)

Lisbon will host a seminar and a B2B event aimed at finding concrete proposals for collaborations between Finnish and Portuguese companies and organizations from the marine renewable energy sector.

The purpose of the event is to discuss blue growth strategies and the technologies that enable cross-sector synergies within the marine and renewable energy sectors, WavEC informed.

Four panels have been organized for a two-day event which will be focused on the issues related to the future of marine renewable energies, blue collaboration between Portugal and Finland, as well as synergies between different blue growth activities and enabling technologies at the sea.

Some of the speakers at the event include CEOs of two Finnish wave energy companies – John Liljelund from AW-Energy, and Heikki Paakkinen from Wello, among many other industry representatives.

On the second day of the event, B2B meetings will be held at the Residence of the Ambassador of Finland in Lisbon, with participants from Finland, Portugal, and other European countries, supported by the Portuguese National Innovation Agency (ANI) and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN).

WavEC seminar, jointly organized by WavEC Offshore Renewables, the Embassy of Finland in Lisbon, Machine Technology Center Turku, Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland, will be held on October 26-27, 2016 at Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon, Portugal.

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