Wednesday 22nd of November 2017 MaRITeC-X was presented on board Thomson Spirit, of Celestyal Cruises during her visit at the impressive Limassol port. The event titled “Current Blue Growth Initiatives in Cyprus” was attended by a mix audience of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers from the CyNAMEA as well as the enthusiastic young students and maritime professionals of the YoungShip Cyprus,
During the event, representatives of Blue Growth initiatives and projects in Cyprus such as ‘Mentor”, “MaRITeC-X”, and the new Faculty of Marine Science and Technology of the University of Cyprus, attempted to illustrate aspects of a promising future for marine and maritime research and innovation in Cyprus. Mr Konstantinos Smagas of GeoImaging ltd, on behalf of the MaRITeC-X consortium, presented the vision and challenges of the project, inviting all marine and maritime stakeholders to join efforts with MaRITeC-X to formulate the future research and innovation priorities of the Centre. Download the presentation MaRITeC-X-Executive ppt
After the presentations, the participants had the opportunity to make a tour on the cruise ship discussing current challenges and future technology needs of the maritime industry.