Scheduled B2B meetings among stakeholders active in the Blue Energy sector were organized by the Center for Renewable Sources and Energy Saving (CRES) and the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR). The event took place in the context of the 2nd International Exhibition Verde.tec (MEC Peania), on Saturday 3rd March 2018. Several stakeholders participated through parallel one-to-one 20-minute meetings (from 10.30am -12:30am), presented their products, services and research activities in order to create synergies and develop future collaborations.

Bilateral meetings (Matchmaking) at the event were a quick (meet and greet in 20-minute intervals) and easy way to creating contacts to potential technology receivers, customers, technology donors and cooperative partners – major stakeholders, SMEs, academic research institutions, training centers – from all levels in the Blue energy value chain.