MET-CERTIFIED B2B and cohosted workshop on Emerging Offshore Technologies, 05/10/2018 @ Ostend

October 8, 2018
On 5th October, the MET-CERTIFIED project and the Innovative Business Network (IBN) Offshore Energy organised a workshop on Emerging Offshore Technologies.   Over 70 participants were present, being representatives from the Belgian and European Blue energy sector.

The speakers were:

  • Pieter Mathys (business developer MET-CERTIFIED)
    Update on the marine energy market & the MET-CERTIFIED project 

  • Jan Peckholt (CEO NEMOS - Ostend Research Station)
  • Steven Nauwelaerts (CEO Laminaria)
    Laminaria technology and development plans at EMEC
  • Jan Goormachtigh (Project Manager DEME Blue Energy)
    Installing tidal energy: lessons from Meygen

  • Zafar Samadov – Senior Engineer IMDC
    Se@ports project

  • Fiona Buckley (Chair Technology Ocean Energy Forum, ETIP Ocean, Engie – Laborelec)
    Engie – Laborelec: European technology perspective: European Ocean Energy Roadmap

After the morning sessions, there was a B2B networking lunch hosted by MET-CERTIFIED, to bring these stakeholders in contact with each other, and introducing them to several business opportunities, to the project and the benefits of certification of marine energy technologies.