Seatec, held in Carrara, Tuscany from 29 to 31 March 2017, has devised the new format called Startup Arena, where the youngest companies will compete in the final Elevator Pitch.
Seatec, international exhibition of technology, subcontracting and design for boats, yachts and ships, organized by Carrara Fiere, is the only event in Italy dedicated to the sector of supply for the shipbuilding and shipping industries.
The rich schedule of b2b meetings has been organized to involve professionals and offer them new chances. The thematic areas within the exhibition are: Technology, Accessories & Services, Sailing equipment, Furniture & Design, Engines & Propulsion,, Materials & applications, Projects & Engineering, Domotics & Electronics.
Seatec and Startup Arena for young firms
The spotlight will be on Startup Arena, an area dedicated to business and innovation for startups with interesting ideas. It’s the same format introduced by CarraraFiere this year during Carrara Marmotec (international marble exhibition) and also during SAIE in Bologna.
Startup Arena involves the youngest companies in the marine business, offering them a display area for their products and services, with the chance to build b2b relationships and participate in the final Elevator Pitch, competing in front of a commission of experts who will decide the winner in the arena. It’s a precious chance for being noticed and known among the big names of boating.
Among the firm which have confirmed their presence:Easy Harbor Srl, an app aimed at swapping harbor slips to make trip planning and harboring easier; PME Mare Srl with Click, a simple, functional and cheap device which helps docking a boat in the port; Camdesign.eu, a startup using innovation in yacht building and interior design; Giocosolutions Srl which makes flexible and ultralight solar panels; Superfici Scrl, young company aimed at supporting designers and firms in using latest technologies and additive manufacturing; Inact which launches a multi-purpose platform for building modular catamarans; Haelok SA introducing a fast and secure alternative to welding; Tech & Wrap who aims at renovating spaces and furniture with a simple adhesive film; Hytem Srl retrofitting combustion powertrains with electric motors; MTStone Carrara which debuts backlit marble panels for furniture and interior design; The Boat Station whose target is to provide boaters with an excellent after sales service.
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