MariMatch at SMM 2024

15 Jul – 4 Sept 2024 | Hamburg, Germany

MariMatch at SMM 2024

15 July 2024 - 4 September 2024|

20357 Hamburg, Germany

Messeplatz 1

Welcome to MariMatch at SMM 2024!

Welcome to MariMatch at SMM 2024!

We're excited to bring together innovators, stakeholders, companies and researchers for 2 days of personal networking opportunities.

Maritime networking with ON-THE-SPOT MEETINGS at SMM Hamburg

September 3rd and 4th 2024, between hall B1 and B2

MariMatch facilitates pre-arranged meetings, therefore please sign up well in advance, registration closes August 31st 2024

The Enterprise Europe Network invites all exhibitors and visitors of SMM Hamburg 2024 to participate in the international brokerage event “MariMatch at SMM”.

Participation is free of charge for SMM exhibitors and visitors. Entrance fee to the fairgrounds is not included.

Focus is equally on innovative solutions, sustainability, digitalisation and resilience as on the expansion of international contacts.

Take this opportunity to get to know future business and research partners and expand your maritime networks!

Register now to secure your spot and look for unique partnering opportunities!

MariMatch at SMM 2024 provides:

  • Pre-arranged 20-minutes B2B-meetings on September 3rd and 4th

  • Consultancy on EU-Funding for maritime research and innovation

  • Advisory on sustainable innovation

MariMatch at SMM 2024 is organized by

Enterprise Europe Network


Offers and requests for innovative solutions such as

  • Alternative propulsion systems

  • Emission reduction

  • Efficiency, sustainability and circular economy

  • Digitalisation, automation and IT

  • Additive Manufacturing

  • New materials

  • Safety and Security

Matching with international partners within all categories present at SMM such as

  • Deck equipment, cargo handling systems

  • Electrical equipment, electric drives, automation, lights, sensors and indicators, software and IT

  • Marine interiors, heating, ventilation, air conditioning

  • Marine technology

  • Maritime security and defence

  • Navigation and communication

  • Prime movers, propulsion systems and new fuel technologies

  • Production equipment, ship engineering and design

  • Pumps, valves, compressors

  • Shipbuilding materials

  • Ship operation equipment, environmental technologies

  • Shipyards, shipbuilding industry

EU-funding advisory

In cooperation with the National Contact Point (NCP) „Climate, Energy and Mobility“ we invite participants of MariMatch at SMM 2024 to learn more about European funding opportunities for maritime research, development and innovation projects and to discuss their project ideas with the German NCP expert for shipping and marine technology and our EEN EU funding advisors. Book a meeting with:

Ralf Fiedler

Anette Benz

Tina Carmesin

To get an overview of suitable EU funding opportunities have a look at the Maritime Funding Compass of the German Maritime Centre.

Maritime Cluster Northern Germany

The Maritime Cluster Northern Germany is the local multiplier platform for maritime companies and stakeholders.

Book a meeting with:

Oliver Bretag

About the Enterprise Europe Network

The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) helps businesses to innovate and to grow on an international scale. It is the world’s largest support network for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with international ambitions.

The Network is active worldwide. It brings together experts from member organisations that are renowned for their excellence in business support.

Member organisations include:

  • chambers of commerce and industry

  • regional development organisations

  • universities and research institutes

  • innovation agencies

Individual businesses can’t become Network members, but they can enjoy the many services offered.

In close cooperation with / Supported by

Hamburg Messe + Congress
EDIH Hamburg
EDIH Bretagne