17 May 2018 / Brussels, Belgium

Agenda

The event agenda's time zone is CET.


Thu
17 May 2018
08:45 – 09:30
Registration & Welcome Coffee
09:30 – 09:35
Opening

Kait Bolongaro , moderator

09:35 – 09:45
Keynote Speech

Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affaires and Fisheries

09:45 – 10:30
1st Pitching Session: Food from the Ocean

Companies:

  • Acuinuga
  • Aquaponics
  • Cfeed AS
  • Fishtek Marine Ltd.
  • Sea Harmony

Pitcher's page

10:30 – 10:50
High-Level Dialogue

Jonathan Taylor, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank.

Jeremy Darroch, CEO of Sky

10:50 – 11:20
Coffee and speed dating slot
Matchmaking
11:20 – 12:05
2nd Pitching Session: Energy from the Ocean

Companies:

  • Blue Rise
  • Marlinks
  • Minesto
  • Nova Innovation
  • Wello

Pitcher's page

12:05 – 12:20
Entrepreneur-Investor Dialogue

Diane Gilpin, Systems Entrepreneur at Smart Green Shipping Alliance 

Andrew Smith, Associate at Greenbackers Investment Capital 

12:20 – 12:30
TED Talk: Water you can eat

Lise Honsinger, CFO of Skipping Rocks Lab

12:30 – 13:30
Lunch and speed dating slot
Matchmaking
13:30 – 14:15
3rd Pitching Session: Green Solutions for a Blue Planet

Companies:

  • Advanced Aerodynamic Vessels
  • Alveus
  • Fishy filaments
  • OFWships
  • Tavlon

Pitcher's page

14:15 – 14:30
TED Talk: How I scaled up my company

Silvia Fluch, COO Ecoduna

14:30 – 15:15
4th Pitching Session: Digital Ocean

Companies:

  • Bitcliq
  • Exceedence
  • FuVex civil
  • Quantidoc
  • Sea data center

Pitcher's page

15:15 – 15:25
Blue Invest 2018 Award

Javier Echarri, CEO, European Business and Innovation Centres Network

15:25 – 15:30
Concluding remarks

Kait Bolongaro, moderator

15:30 – 17:00
Panoramic Hall
Speed dating slot, followed by networking cocktail
Matchmaking
The event agenda's time zone is CET.