We are bringing together maritime corporations with great impact and fast moving startups with momentum.
In our three month accelerator program the best will join together concrete ventures.
Our goal is to create an innovation ecosystem that generates new business, speeds up heavy industry development and strengthen Finland becoming the leading European maritime hub.
What´s in it for partners
What´s in it for startups
Main partners 2018
Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. The company has approximately 18,000 employees and operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world.
Meyer Turku Oy employs 1,900 persons and specializes in building highly complex, innovative and environmentally friendly cruise ships, car-passenger ferries and special vessels. Together with two sister shipyards in Germany, Meyer Werft in Papenburg and Neptun Werft in Rostock, Meyer Turku is one of the world’s leading cruise ship builders.
Maritime Accelerator Growth Companies 2018
From the total 500 startups screened by Avanto Ventures, the partner corporations have now interviewed the best 40 and and invited the 10 most interesting growth companies to the 1st boot camp to validate potential for partnerships.
Ecosystem partners 2018
Foreships is a company with 80 professionals engineering and designing ships for over 70 customers globally. Foreship works with world’s largest cruise lines as well as passenger, cargo and offshore shipowners, leading shipyards and maritime suppliers.
NAPA Group is a world leading software house providing solutions for ship design and operation with the mission to improve safety and eco-efficiency of the global maritime industry. Headquartered in Finland, NAPA employs 170 people in the fields of naval architecture, shipping and information technology.
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