I University-Company meeting of Sherpa do Mar
SHERPA DO MAR organizes a cycle of University-Company meetings to promote knowledge transfer and networking between the research community and the business world in the marine-maritime field.
The first event will take place virtually on June 28, 29 and 30, 2021. It will include B2B meetings (20-minute meetings) on June 28, 29 and 30 and a conference on June 29 with top-level speakers.
The theme of the informative day is innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of infrastructures, ports and marine renewable energies.
Main topics addressed
- Port Infrastructures, Maritime Management and Transport
- Governance involving ports and maritime activities
- Maritime transport, logistics platforms and intermodality
- Port digitalization
- Projects and design of maritime works. Logistics and security
- Energy efficiency
- Energy saving, Regulation, Energy policy
- Marine biomass / biofuel
- Offshore Oil and Gas
- Offshore Wind Energy
- Supply chain
- Tidal energy
- Wave energy
AGENDA (GMT+2, Madrid/Spain)
June, 28th 2021. B2B meetings
09:00 – 20:00 B2B meetings organized in colaboration with the Enterprise Europe Network (20' meetings). Register here
June, 29th 2021. Conference and B2B meetings
10.00-10.20 Welcome and Presentation
D.Manuel Reigosa. Rector Magnificus of the University of Vigo.
D.Xosé H.Vázquez. Professor of Business Organisation at ECOBAS-UVigo and Principal Investigator of "Sherpa do Mar".
10.25-10.55 Technological innovation as the "engine" of the Blue Economy. INEGI´s commitment with marine renewable energy technologies.
Tiago Morais. Head of Sea Technologies Group. INEGI. Institute of Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.
11.00-11.15 The PORTOS PROJECT – Ports Towards Energy Self-Sufficiency.
Francisco Taveira Pinto. Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto.
11.15-11.30 Port of Vigo, a knowledge space for green entrepreneurship.
Carlos Botana Lagarón. Head of the Sustainability Department of the Port Authority of Vigo.
11.30-11.45 Atlantic Smart Ports Blue Acceleration Network.
Rubén Eiras. Coordinator for Blue Economy Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Investment and Financing. Fórum Oceano
11.45-12.00 Open Innovation and Sea. Success stories and the future to come
Xoán Martínez. Kaleido Ideas & Logistics. CEO.
12.00-12.15 Xesgalicia: Venture capital at the service of entrepreneurs
Yolanda Falcón García. Management Director of Investees in Xesgalicia SGEIC S.A.
12.15-12.30 Case study: “Magallanes Renovables – Unlocking the future of Renewable Energy”
Fabio Represas Novoa. Project Manager.
12.30-12.45 Overview of the Galician Offshore Industry and its value chain.
Enrique M. Mallón. Secretary General of Asime
12.45-13.25 Pitch HERPA DO MAR projects
18:00-20:00 B2B meetings
20 minutes meetings organized in colaboration with the Enterprise Europe Network. Register here
June, 30th 2021. B2B Meetings
09:00 – 20:00 20 minutes meetings organized in colaboration with the Enterprise Europe Network. Register here