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 …

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, …

Part 2: Back to the future – Conference takeaways

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The online Data Science and IoT for Port Logistics Conference gathered speakers and participants from all over the world. We are all interested in innovation, but what are actually the applications for smart ports that we can expect in the future? You can find the 4 first innovations in this blogpost. We now present you …

Smart Shipping Hackathon 26-27 November

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After yet another successful Speed hackathon last week, new challenges for hackers are already waiting around the corner! On 26 and 27 November De Vlaamse Waterweg nv will organize a large scale #SmartShipping #Hackathon in cooperation with EY and Antwerp Management School. During these 2 days, specialists from different disciplines will work together to solve one central problem, in this case automation …

Lille Virtual Smart Ports Hackathon 14/10 – 22/10 – Join us to find smart solutions!

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We invite app developers, tech startups, students, hackers, gamers, and everyone who wants to feel the thrill of developing a tech solution to a real life port challenge. The challenges will be sent to the participants before the start of this Hackathon. Can’t wait? Great, we’d love to see you online and we look forward …

Preparing the Speed – Smart Port Ecosystem manifesto. Sustainability should not be forgotten when developing Smart Port Ecosystems

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Developments that address the sustainability aspect of port activity must be set high on the agenda of Smart Port Ecosystems. The approaches and technologies that include sustainability aspects at different European ports are detailed by José Manuel Pagés Sánchez, international Project Manager at AIVP, Association Internationale des Villes Portuaires (the worldwide network of port cities). …