Collaborate with Damen to advance global sustainable maritime operations through
innovative sensor solutions for the benefit of the vessels and the environment.
Two areas of focus can be distinguished:
This domain revolves around solutions that help optimize vessel performance and maritime operations. This involves sensing solutions focused on more efficient, safe, and sustainable maritime operations. Examples of these solutions could be emission monitoring, energy optimization, smart equipment utilization, route optimization solutions, and environment and vessel behavior monitoring.
This domain focuses on sensing technologies that monitor the surroundings of the vessel. Applicable solutions could include ocean floor mapping, biodiversity screening, weather monitoring and prediction, water and air quality analysis, and pollution detection solutions.
What's in it for you
Wide range of collaboration possibilities with Damen:
Access to Damen's extensive network, such as markets, clients, events, suppliers, and financial partners.
Entry to Damen’s extensive Research and Development experts.
Leadership, legal, financial, marketing, and HR support to fast-track and materialise your business idea.
Early-stage investment from Damen and future rounds of investment support.
The possibility of testing and integrating your solutions in the Damen business.
Pitch your business idea during the Damen startup event.
What do we expect from you?
This challenge welcomes solutions and business ideas from all over the world. Participation that we are looking for:
(Wo)Man with a plan or early-stage business.
Ideas on how to commercialise your business idea.
Creative ideas on new maritime market opportunities is advantageous.