Maritime Accelerator generates new business and speeds up maritime industry development
What´s in it for partners
What´s in it for startups
Maritime Accelerator 2019
Partner negotiationsFebruary 1, 2019
Partners for 2019
Partners for 2019April 1, 2019
Defining themesApril 15, 2019
Growth company scouting begins
Growth company scouting beginsMay 1, 2019
Partner meetings & mid-check
Partner meetings & mid-checkMay 2, 2019
Partner kick-offAugust 1, 2019
InterviewsSeptember 1, 2019
Boot camp 1
Boot camp 1October 1, 2019
Bootcamp 2November 1, 2019
Bootcamp 3December 15, 2019
FinalsDecember 20, 2019
Leading maritime industry companies chose new partners
Leading international maritime industry companies Royal Caribbean, Wärtsilä and Meyer Turku chose their favourites among new partners at the completion of Finland’s first maritime industry business accelerator programme.
Maritime Accelerator culminates at a Slush side event
Maritime Accelerator, a business accelerator for maritime industry implemented in co-operation by Turku Science Park Ltd and Avanto Ventures, will culminate at its third boot camp get-together and the final pitching at the beginning of December.
Concrete business ventures and an opportunity to change the future – Maritime Accelerator offers it all
10 startups and corporate partners are all set for the first Bootcamp of Maritime Accelerator. The goal for the two day trial is to evaluate potential partnerships and joint opportunities and find out which of the chosen startups will continue collaboration with their partner corporation.
Maritime Accelerator programme promotes innovation in maritime industry
The partner companies in the first programme are Wärtsilä, Royal Caribbean, Meyer Turku, Foreship, NAPA Group, and CADMATIC.
Main partners 2018
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
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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