Aboa Mare has a joint department at SLUSH with Turku City, Turku Science Park and Universities from the Turku area. SLUSH is the world's leading startup event, Nov 30–Dec 1 in Helsinki, Finland.
The MAST Institute (Institute for ICT in Shipping) connects Åbo Akademi's ICT skills with Novia's and Aboa Mare's special knowledge in shipping. Together they form a key partner in research of autonomous shipping. Colleges act as contact points for start-ups. Novia UAS offers contact with the shipping cluster. Novia's and Aboa Mare's simulators provide the shipping cluster with a natural cooperation platform.
Turku is a great city for business and college activities. Close cooperation between these parties offers excellent opportunities for start-up activities. In Turku research meets the business world daily, and 25% of the residents are involved in university education.
Ånikap is organizing a two-day Maritime Fair at Aboa Mare. The Maritime Fair 2017 is held at Auriga Business Center, Juhana Herttuan puistokatu 21, Turku. The fair targets professionals within the shipping industry, seafarers, shipping companies, authorities, maritime trainers and students. During the fair, there will be many opportunities for networking and news regarding different topics within the maritime industry.
The Maritime Fair gives you an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the newest technology, to meet professionals within the maritime industry and to recruit new crew members as the fair is widely visited by maritime students! It is the 13th shipping fair at Aboa Mare!
Thursday 19.10, 10-18
Friday 20.10, 10-16
Free entrance to the Maritime Fair.
Auriga Business Centre / Aboa Mare
Juhana Herttuan puistokatu 21, 20100 Turku, Finland
Parking fees can be paid for at an automated fee collection machine. The parking fee is €1/hour or €7/day. You can pay in cash or with the most common payment cards, or you can use Easypark (586).
Car: There are signs to the harbour (Satama) from the highways. The address for GPS devices is Juhana Herttuan puistokatu 21, Turku
Bus: 500 m from nearest bus stop (Turku Castle). Bus nr 1 to Harbour goes from Turku Airport via Turku Market Square in the city center.
Train: 1 km from the nearest train station, Turku Port.
Airport: 12 km from Turku Airport (by taxi, you can reach Aboa Mare in 20 minutes)
Ferry: 1 km from Viking Line and Silja Line ferry terminals.
The Winds of the Future Seminar is organized in conjuction with the Maritime Fair 2017. The seminar consists of current topics in the shipping industry, e.g. Energy Efficiency of Ships, Autonomous and unmanned ships and Operating in the Arctic area.
The seminar is organized by:
The Centre for Maritime Studies at the University of Turku.
More information and Seminar Program in Finnish:
Winds of The Future (Note! Separate fee for the seminar. Advance registration recommended.)
* Free entrance to the Maritime Fair. There is an entrance fee for the seminar, organized by the Centre for Maritime Studies (MKK).
Please contact Annina Rosenqvist as soon as possible, if you want to participate in the fair as an exhibitor. The stand includes walls, table and electricity. We can help you with building the stand.
As an exhibitor, you now have the possibility to book a meeting room through Annina Rosenqvist and schedule a meeting with your customer during the Maritime Fair. We can book a meeting for you and your customer in one of our meeting rooms.
There are limited amount of meeting rooms, so please book your room as soon as possible.
Please visit the Maritime Fair 2017 event page on Facebook from here.
You can post on the social media with hashtags #maritimefair2017 or #sjofartsmassan2017