“We also have a number of Irish companies providing world-class expertise and exporting in specialised areas of the marine sector, such as data analytics; design and build of offshore vessels; offshore suport services; marine electronics; engineering and other servcies,” she added.
International speakers from Rolls Royce; Kongsberg; Maritime Saildrone; Wilhelmsen Group; Dell EMC; ASV Global will be addressing the conference, alongside Irish blue tech companies including OpenHydro, Cathx Ocean and Eire Composites.
Concurrent to the conference will be a trade show in the grounds of NUI Galway. Among the 60 participating companies will be the industry-led Irish Marine Industry Network. Supported by Enterprise Ireland, this new network is aiming to position Ireland at the forefront of marine innovation by maximising collaboration and cross-sectoral opportunities.