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Friday, October 28, 2016

Seafuture Sponsored by Italian Trade Commission

April 30, 2009

The Italian Trade Commission and the Liguria Region are sponsoring an event in La Spezia to facilitate and create collaborations and partnerships between universities, companies, research centers, and other stakeholders in the maritime field.

Seafuture will host engineers, designers, manufacturers and distributors of sea-related equipment and technology. The event will feature a number of thematic and technical seminars, forums, and meetings aimed at sharing up-to-date information and data under all institutional, technical and scientific aspects.

Areas of Interest:
•    Infrastructures, Materials and Processes: eco-compatibility, advanced frontier R&D for Naval systems (surface, sub-surface & Offshore platforms; shipbuilding; mobility)
•    Eco-compatible solutions for ports, ship and coastal areas. Security and control management of anthropogenic activities. Management, control & prevention of high-risk operations, man-caused extreme natural events.

Project Areas:
•    Products, innovative and eco-compatible processes for shipbuilding
•    Innovative and eco-compatible cycles for yachts and mega yachts, design and engineering
•    R&D applied to naval platforms, offshore platforms, energy production and processes
•    Naval and marine systems, automation, components and instrumentations
•    Eco-compatible management systems for harbours and port areas, shipping & handling and information technology
•    Logistic and services
•    New materials and processes for marine applications
•    Underwater technology for fish and shellfish breeding.

The Italian Trade Commission and the Liguria Region are inviting American companies, universities and research centers to participate in Seafuture. Each participant will be provided with a small furnished booth to display products or projects. All expenses are covered if selected.

06/11    Technology development for the ocean. Speakers include: Dr. Bono, A.D. Fincantieri and the President of RINA
06/13    CERN’s (Geneva based reseach center) activity - LHC experiment. Speaker: prof. Sergio Bertolucci
**Please note – the show organizers are interested in a foreign speaker for June 11th. Please advise if appropriate.
•    Centro Interuniversiatario Sistemi Integrati per l'ambiente Marino (ISME) -. Università di Genova
•    Università di Genova DINAV - Dipartimento di ingegneria Navale e Tecnologie Marine
•    Corso di Laurea in Ingegneria Meccanica - La Spezia-
•    Dipartimento di Chimica e chimica Industriale - Università di Genova
•    Dipartimento di Fisica - Università di Genova
•    Polo universitario Marconi

Research Centers:
•    NURC
•    CNR
•    ENEA
•    INGV
•    ISMAR
•    INFN
•    IFREMER - Institut Francais de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer - Issy-les-Moulineaux
•    Pole Mer PACA – Tolone

Mariculture and Subaquatic Companies:
•    Osservatorio Ligure Pesca ed Ambiente (OLPA)
•    Mitilicoltori Associati
•    Paolo Varrella Molluschi coltura
•    Spezia Itticoltura

Environment & Materials Companies:
•    Ageotec srl
•    associazione hydrolab – hydrocat
•    co.l.mar compagnia lavori marini srl
•    Consorzio Universitario per la Geofisica

Planning & Design companies:
•    CETENA SPA (Fincantieri)
•    OTO Melara SPA
•    Associazione TECMAR
•    SAMEC Srl
•    DNA Studiosas
•    Proship srl
•    Lucchi R.Elettromeccanica srl
•    OTO Melara SPA

Automation Systems and Instrumentation Companies:
•    Intermarine Spa
•    Rodriguez Marine System srl
•    Microtech snc
•    Contship
•    IBR Sistemi Srl
•    Red Lab SaS
•    Apai Srl
•    Palagi Srl
•    Alto Service Italia Srl
•    Fincantieri

Foreign Institutions and Companies:
•    Ambasciata di Polonia
•    CCIAA Croata
•    Tema d.o.o
•    Union of Croation Innovators
•    Savez Udruga Inovatora Istarske Zupanije
•    Bob Lab d.o.o.
•    Turbine Woks LTd

Italian Trade Commission Booth:
•    Navistars Distribution Seawax Marine Coatings
•    Doc Sea

ICE (Italian Trade Commission);
Ligurian Region;
Liguria International;
Spedia S.p.A.;
Ligurian District for Marine Technologies (DLTM);
Azienda Speciale della Camera di Commercio “Azienda Manifestazioni Fieristiche e Formazione
Azienda Speciale CCIAA “La Spezia EPS”.

Province of La Spezia, Municipality of La Spezia Unioncamere Liguria - Consorzio Alps

In collaboration with:
CNA La Spezia, Confartigianato La Spezia, Confindustria La Spezia

Visit the event website ( or contact Beatrice Nanni for more information at the Italian Trade Commission – Miami, 4000 Ponce De Leon Blvd. Suite 590, Coral Gables, FL 33146, Tel. 305-461-3896, Fax. 786-497-8900,


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