Author: Marianne Verkest

Q&A session for Innovation Challenge Smart camera detection Port of Zeebrugge – 18 February 2021 – 2 pm CET

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SPEED is launching an innovation challenge on smart camera detection for the Port of Zeebruges. Smart eyes on the port, your eyes on the prize! Participants get a chance to win 2.500 € for the best offered solution and they might get to build the port’s new smart detection grid.The call is open to all …

Preparing the Smart Port Manifesto: How to solve the technological differences between port stakeholders and create a common regional strategy

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The Speed Smart Port Manifesto provides details with regard to key characteristics of smart port ecosystems. We are aiming to distinguish lessons learned by the most advanced ports in North-West Europe in their trial to become Smart Ports. Two key issues that have to be solved are technological differences between port stakeholders and the need …

Preparing the SPEED – Smart Port Ecosystem manifesto. The need for data sharing to achieve collective benefits

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We had an interview with Erwin Verstraelen, Chief Digital & Innovation officer at Port of Antwerp. He explains the company’s approach to upgrade and involve port stakeholders to contribute to a Smart Port Ecosystem.

SMART PORT MANIFESTO Webinar and panel debate – 18 March 2021 – 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CET

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Join the next webinar on the topic of Smart Port characteristics. Get acquainted with the Smart Port Manifesto and learn from the experience of European thought leaders. Ports need to become smarter! There is a way to reach win-win-wins by collaborating and joining forces. The Smart Port Manifesto aims to stimulate collective action to avoid …

C-MAT guest lecture Cees-Willem Koorneef (PortXL) – Accelerate Innovation – 21 January 2021

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In this lecture ‘Accelerate Innovation with Start-Ups’ Cees-Willem Koorneef will share his experiences on how Port Ecosystems can be challenged and speeded-up through innovation and transformed into Smart Ports.Insights from World’s 1st Port & Maritime Accelerator PortXL and the Interreg 2 Seas project SPEED will be given in an interactive session. Participants to this lecture …

Webinar: “From digital twin to business value for big and small ports: Lessons from Port of Antwerp and Dublin port” – 27th January 2021

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Data visualization tools and digital twins can be great assets for ports looking to optimize their business, to get a grasp at pollution in their port, or even to find security solutions. In this webinar Piet Opstaele, innovation manager at Port of Antwerp, will testify about the applications of APICA, their 3D dynamic digital twin …

Webinar: Air Quality – 28th January 2021

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Learn all about the Air Quality Application, a successful result that was initially developed through the SPEED project. Collaborative work between Portsmouth and Portland ports have resulted in the development of a new application that will be completed by UK based B4T Group. Alex Barter, Managing Director of B4T Thingmongers will enlighten us all on …

The Big Score Sessions: Smart Logistics – 24 Feb 2021

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Tech start-ups, don’t miss this wonderful funding opportunity! Apply before January 13th! At The Big Score session on Smart Logistics, SPEED offers smart port start-ups from Belgium, France, the Netherlands and the UK an opportunity to pitch live on stage in front of an expert panel of industry experts, investors and corporate partners. Via SPEED, …

Webinar ‘Successful datasharing for Smart Ports; showcases and frontrunners’ – 27 November 11:00 – 12:00 CET

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SAVE THE DATE for this one hour webinar with showcases on data sharing for Smart Ports. 𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗻? Friday 27/11/2020, 11:00 – 12:00 CET𝗪𝗵𝗼? Speakers of iShare, NxtPort, IPCSA – International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) and E-Clic. This smart ports webinar is offered to you by SPEED – European Smart Ports Ecosystem Development, Antwerp Management …

AI for Ports Datathon – from port challenges to working AI: 1 day online hackathon – 10-11 December 2020

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Dec 10, 2020, 12:00 PM – Dec 11, 2020, 5:00 PM CET – ONLINE Join us as we bring AI to Ports! Using Scailable, a unique platform to distribute compute-tasks over available compute-nodes, this hackathon will focus on distributed, or edge AI. In this intensive one-day hackathon, aimed at junior and senior engineers, we focus on …