InterMarE Project meeting in Gdańsk

InterMarE Project meeting in Gdańsk was held in September 12th in Gdansk International Fair Co. The main subject of the meeting was presentation of the project idea, project objectives, future results and products.

Project objective is: Strengthening the international activity of blue sector SMEs in the South Baltic Sea area, which is to contribute to increase participation of maritime industries in international markets particularly in the context of improving competitiveness.
The future project results will be instruments created to support and facilitate the international cooperation and promotion of blue economy enterprises in South Baltic Sea area. Project wants to achieve better recognition of maritime companies on the international market and making the cooperation and promotion easier and more sufficient than it is now.
During the project, there will be made the analysis of the current offer and the potential of blue sector companies from South Baltic region to learn in details what should be done to support the sector in the proper way. The instrument created on the analysis results will be a “road map” of the international promotion of the blue economy.
Project partners will create a website/joint database to make a space where all needed information about companies and their business could be found, as well as the information about EU Programmes for “blue economy” will be available.
Other planned result is a benchmarking in the field of economic promotion among project partners and SMEs from the region to choose the good practices to be applied/adapted.
The very important result will be creation and promotion of a big international fair supporting SMEs export and international cooperation as one global brand INTERMARE), in order to have a place of regular meetings and possibility to present and promote themselves, as it is in other European regions. The other results could be also: the year-round service instruments for support of investors and workshops for entrepreneurs.

Participants of the meeting:

Scientific Society for Organization and Management (TNOIK)
Rostock Business and Technology Development GmbH
Hochschule Wismar, University of Applied Sciences
Public Institution Strategic Self-Management Institute
Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts
Gdansk International Fair Co.
Pomorskie Voivodship
Polish Maritime Cluster
Holbæk Municipality
EXPO Vakarai, JSC