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4 Feb 2021 - 5 Feb 2021
Hamburg, Germany
MariMatch at SMM 2021

SMM Hamburg will take place as a fully digitalised event 2–5 February 2021 and offers an extended business platform until September 2022. We are currently discussing if and how MariMatch at SMM will be realized in this context.

On the occasion of SMM 2021, the leading international maritime trade fair, Enterprise Europe Network Hamburg invites you to participate in the international B2B-Networking-Event MariMatch!

This event has been designed as a partnering platform for visitors and exhibitors of SMM, offering an opportunity to meet potential partners for new business, for R&D projects and to expand your network in the maritime sector.


Representatives of companies, startups, associations, universities and research institutes offering or searching for innovative solutions, investigating new collaborations and looking for adequate project partners will get a great opportunity to discuss their ideas face-to-face in pre-arranged 20-minutes meetings on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th September. Register now and boost your business with support of Enterprise Europe Network!


Offers and requests for innovative maritime solutions e.g.

  • Sustainability in maritime industries
  • Digitalisation and Automation
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Alternative propulsion and reduction of emissions
  • Biobased materials and circular economy in shipbuilding

Matching with international partners within all categories present at SMM

  • Shipbuilding and shipyard industry
  • Ship equipment
  • Propulsion and electronics
  • Marine interiors
  • Port technology & cargo systems
  • Maritime services
  • Shipping business and charterers
  • Marine technology

EU-funding advice

In cooperation with NCP „Shipping and Maritime Technologies“ we invite visitors and exhibitors of SMM to learn more about European funding opportunities for maritime research, development and innovation projects. Book a meeting with our experts on Thursday, September 10th:

  • Ralf Fiedler, National Contact Point for Shipping and Marine Technology
  • Sibyl Scharrer, EU funding adviser at Enterprise Europe Network / IFB Hamburg

In addition to the pre-arranged meetings, consultancy on the spot can be provided if capacities allow.

Guided Tours "GreenTech from Northern Germany"

In cooperation with Maritime Cluster Northern Germany we offer guided tours to learn more about "GreenTech from Northern Germany". Further information follows. Are you interested to join? Please mail to een@tutech.de

About Enterprise Europe Network

The Enterprise Europe Network helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make the most of business opportunities in the EU and beyond. Bringing together around 600 business support organisations from more than 60 countries our experts can help you to find international business partners, source new technologies and receive EU funding or finance. And they can advise you on issues so diverse as intellectual property, going international, or EU law and standards. Have a look at the wide range of services offered free of charge here.


MariMatch at SMM is supported by:



Opens on 1 January 2021


Hamburg Messe, Messeplatz 1
20357 Hamburg, Germany

Organised by


Croatia 2
Cyprus 1
Finland 1
France 1
Germany 8
Greece 2
Italy 5
Martinique 1
Netherlands 5
Poland 4
Romania 1
Russia 1
Spain 1
Turkey 5
United Arab Emirates 1
United Kingdom 1
United States 1
Total 41


Maritime Innovator 4
Manufacturer 6
Service Provider 9
Supplier 6
Distributor / Agent 3
Shipyard 2
Authority 1
Research Partner 1
Consultant 4
Other 5
Total 41