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8 September 2022 - 9 September 2022
Hamburg, Germany
MariMatch at SMM 2022

Inspiration – Cooperation – Innovation

Maritime networking with ON-THE-SPOT MEETINGS at SMM Hamburg

September 8th and 9th 2022, hall B4 (upper floor of entrance East)

MariMatch facilitates pre-arranged meetings, therefore please sign up well in advance, registration closes September 5th 2022

The Enterprise Europe Network invites all exhibitors and visitors of SMM Hamburg 2022 to participate in the international brokerage event “MariMatch at SMM”. Focus is equally on innovative solutions for sustainability and digitization as on the expansion of international contacts. Take this opportunity to get to know future business and research partners and expand your maritime networks! Register free of charge, book meetings in advance and enjoy efficient networking at SMM.

MariMatch at SMM 2022 provides:

  • Pre-arranged 20-minutes B2B-meetings on September 8th and 9th
  • Consultancy on EU-Funding for maritime research and innovation
  • Advisory on sustainable innovation
  • Guided Tours “Innovation from Northern Germany” in cooperation with Maritime Cluster Northern Germany


Offers and requests for innovative solutions such as
  • Alternative propulsion
  • Emission reduction
  • Efficiency and circular economy
  • Digitization and Automation
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • New materials

Matching with international partners within all categories present at SMM such as
  • Shipbuilding and shipyard industry
  • Ship equipment
  • Propulsion and electronics
  • Marine interiors
  • Port technology & cargo systems
  • Maritime services
  • Shipping business and charterers
  • Marine technology

Participation is free of charge for exhibitors and visitors of SMM but does not include the entrance ticket to SMM fair! Meetings must be booked in advance, consultations can also be requested spontaneously on site.

EU-funding advisory

In cooperation with NCP „Climate, Energy and Mobility“ we invite participants of MariMatch at SMM 2022 to learn more about European funding opportunities for maritime research, development and innovation projects and to discuss their project ideas with the German NCP expert for shipping and marine technology and our EEN EU funding advisors. Book a meeting with:

Ralf Fiedler, National Contact Point for Shipping and Marine Technology (available for meetings on Thursday, September 8th)

Anette Benz, EU Funding Advisor at IB.SH (available for meetings on Friday, September 9th)

Ruth Schaldach, EU Funding Advisor at IFB Hamburg (available for meetings on Thursday, September 8th)

To get an overview of suitable EU funding opportunities have a look at the Maritime Funding Compass of German Maritime Centre.

Guided Tours "Innovation from Northern Germany"

In cooperation with Maritime Cluster Northern Germany we offer two guided tours to selected booths of cluster members. Accompanied by MCN project manager Oliver Bretag you can gain insights to the latest innovations and hot topics of the sector, expand your contacts to German maritime industries and meanwhile enjoy a chat with other international participants of the tour.

Tour 1: Thursday, September 8th, 12:00-13:30 (please be there 10 minutes in advance!), starting at MariMatch area and visiting Northern German booths in halls A1 and A4:

ISV - Institut für Sicherheitstechnik / Schiffssicherheit e.V.

We are your partner for the safeguarding of liquefied gas handling operations and battery rooms, maritime occupational health and safety and all topics relating to operational ship safety.

Wulf Johannsen KG GmbH & Co.

Your professional OEM-independent service provider for combustion engines (diesel and gas) with a power range from 3 to 8.000 kW.

August Storm GmbH & Co. KG

As one of the largest European OEM-independent service companies for combustion engines and their components we offer technical quality as well as comprehensive and professional consulting services. With our Service Center RECON - Reconditioned Engines and Components we combine sustainability aspect with the highest demands on quality and availability

GSR Services GmbH

Green Ship Recycling Services – GSR is the long-standing, renowned partner of the international maritime industry for environmental protection, safety and responsibility. The GSR team supports shipyards and shipping companies, suppliers and recyclers in the implementation of international regulations, secures long-term business operations and opens up new perspectives.

Martechnic GmbH

Martechnic® provides products and solutions regarding the oil quality management of lubricant and hydraulic oil such as marine distillate and marine residual fuels. On board oil quality management can avoid damages in engines. Martechnic® offers portable equipment for schedule based analysis up to fixed installed monitoring systems for 24/7 surveillance.

Tour 2: Friday, September 9th, 10:00-11:30 (please be there 10 minutes in advance!), starting at MariMatch area and visiting Northern German booths in halls B6 and B7:

JAKOTA Cruise Systems | FleetMon

The world’s leading data company in the field of vessel tracking. We provide AIS-based data solutions from our own extensive worldwide network of AIS receivers. Get a real-time overview of the global shipping traffic, or track individual vessels from one terminal to the next. APIs from FleetMon include: vessel particulars, current voyage data, expected time of arrival, predicted ports of call and much more. Take your business to the next level.

LightPartner Lichtsysteme GmbH & Co. KG

One of the leading provider of marine lighting technology all over the world − from the sophisticated special solution for luxury liners, over systems with particular requirements for offshore projects, to the standard luminaire for container vessels.

Gerhard D. Wempe GmbH & Co. KG

One of the leading manufacturers of ship’s chronometers, clocks and nautical instruments as well as of electrical ship’s time systems of highest precision and quality - designed for a long-lasting trouble-free function at very low life cycle costs.

Reintjes GmbH

Renowned manufacturer of maritime gearboxes, industrial gearboxes and project-specific system solutions with a worldwide 24/7 service.

TX Marine Messsysteme GmbH

System provider for ship engine measurement technology combining own development and production of a shaft power meter and electr. indicator, trade of a broad portfolio of other products and a variety of related services.

DMT Marine Equipment

A worldwide known winches and deck equipment manufacturer, providing customized solutions to equip all types of vessels: tugboats, passenger vessels, offshore, fishing, cruise and many others.

If you are interested to join one or both of the guided tours, please simply register by mail to een@tutech.de

About Enterprise Europe Network

The Enterprise Europe Network helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make the most of business opportunities in the EU and beyond and supports Europe's triple transition towards a sustainable, digital and resilient economy. Bringing together around 600 business support organisations from more than 60 countries, our experts can help you to find international business partners, source new technologies and apply for EU funding or finance. And they can advise you on issues so diverse as sustainability, intellectual property, going international, or EU law and standards. Have a look at the wide range of services offered free of charge here.


MariMatch at SMM is supported by:

Closed since 5 September 2022
Location Hall B.4, upper floor (via entrance east) see also: SMM Hall Plan
Organised by
Participants 255
Meetings 180
Germany 54
Türkiye 20
Spain 18
France 18
Poland 16
Italy 14
Lithuania 14
Netherlands 12
Canada 11
Greece 9
United Kingdom 8
United States 6
Finland 6
Belgium 5
South Korea 4
Bulgaria 4
Denmark 4
Switzerland 4
United Arab Emirates 3
Ukraine 3
Norway 3
India 2
Austria 2
Ireland 2
Indonesia 1
Romania 1
Croatia 1
Mauritius 1
North Macedonia 1
Singapore 1
Australia 1
Brazil 1
Ghana 1
Cyprus 1
Iran, Islamic Republic Of 1
China 1
Luxembourg 1
Sweden 1
Israel 1
Total 257
Service Provider 61
Manufacturer 52
Maritime Innovator 50
Supplier 30
Other 25
Shipyard 11
Distributor / Agent 8
Consultant 6
Authority 5
Shipping Company / Shipowner 5
Research Partner 4
Total 257