International B2B Matchmaking

at Oceanology International 2018

in assoc. with Blue Growth Update 2018

March 14th, 2018 | 9am - 5pm

Excel London, United Kingdom

A chance to meet potential
business and technology partners in one day

Enterprise Europe Network is organising a B2B matchmaking event on Wednesday 14 March 2018, during Oceanology International 2018 and its associated event Blue Growth Update 2018. The FREE matchmaking event will give you the opportunity to meet potential business partners during pre-arranged 30 minute meetings and create real business development opportunities with exhibitors but also visitors, active in the maritime sector. Your agenda will be sent to you one week before the event with the exact time and location of your meetings.

  • Are you looking for new customers, partners or financiers for your company?
  • Are you looking for new potential partners to develop your business and research objectives?
  • Are you seeking partners to adapt your technology for dual-use applications?
  • Or maybe you just want to boost your innovativeness?

For whom?

  • Marine science
  • Oil and gas
  • Maritime security
  • Maritime renewables
  • Maritime engineering
  • Ports and harbours
  • Blue Growth

Why participate?

  • Establishing technology and commercial partnerships
  • Expanding your business abroad
  • Learning about new technologies and solutions
  • Showcase your most favourable projects, products or know-how
  • Present, discuss and develop new projects

What can you expect?

Bilateral meetings
initiate promising contacts in pre-arranged meetings    

Find stakeholders
Discuss with marine sector stakeholders about their needs

Meet researchers
Meet with key researchers for co-development or funding application opportunities

Venue & Location

The conference and brokerage event will take place at the
Stand F600
ExCeL London
One Western Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
London E16 1XL.


The Oceanology International official accommodation provider offers a number of discounted hotel prices for delegates. It is important to consider booking your accommodation in advance.
For more information, please visit:

Contact Us

For further information about this brokerage event please contact Tim Benzie or one of the co-organisers listed below:
Tim Benzie
Greenwich Research & Enterprise
Enterprise Europe Network
+44(0)7392 081 282

Participants from outside UK please get in contact with:

In association with

Main Organisers


How the brokerage event works

1. Registration | 1st November 2017 to 12th March 2018
Registration opens on 1st November 2017 until 12th March 2018
2. Set up a profile
Next you create a profile that will be visible to other participants on the event website. The profile should describe what you are looking for and can offer to potential partners.  The sooner you set up your profile, the better chance other delegates will have to request meetings with you.
3. Request meetings | 19th February onwards
From the 19th February you can start to receive and send meetings requests to other participants who you would like to meet at the event.  You have until 12 March 2018 to finalise your meeting requests.
4. Build connections at the event | 12th March
A few days prior to the event you will receive an email with your meetings schedule showing who you will meet, what time, and the table number where the meeting will take place. You can always check this online or via the app.