22 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018 | Grado (Gorizia), Italy
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22 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
Grado (Gorizia), Italy
Brokerage@SYAT2018 "Ship & Yacht Advanced Technology"

November 22nd

8:00 – 9:00

Registration and welcome coffee

9:00 – 9:30

SYAT 2018 – opening and presentation

9:30 – 10:00

Key players on stage: Fincantieri (Nicola Bassan), Monte Carlo Yachts (Francesca Filippelli)

The vision on market and innovation of key players in the ship- & boatbuilding sector.

10:00 – 11:00

Pitch session #1: Innovative solutions for ships and yachts

  1. 1. Reserch group MERLAN – Rotating linear electric motor for naval applications
  2. 2. MICAD – Software for hydrodynamic optimization for shaft-less rim driven propeller
  3. 3. SISSA mathLab – Software for parametric design oh hull shapes
  4. 4. Tergeste Power and Propulsion – Innovative propulsion solutions for inland vessels
  5. 5. AEP Polymers – Plastic cover for marine engine
  6. 6. IEFLUIDS – Software for the reduction of vibroacoustic emissions
  7. 7. Monte Carlo Yachts – Software for CFD simulations and for seakeeping of planning hull yachts
  8. 8. Alveus d.o.o. – Composite Repairs Technology and Cases

11:00 – 12:00

B2PITCH#1 Pitchers available for first contacts

11:00 – 13:00

B2B meetings

11:30 – 12:30

INNOtalk: Lean production

Fabio Domevscek – Novalia Srl

Today’s markets require operational excellence and higher levels of coordination among the different operators that belong to production chain of the marine sector. The speech will introduce the best practices of lean thinking in the manufacturing sector, highlighting the relevant positive (and eventually negative) impacts.        [In the framework of Nuvolak2 project].

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 – 14:30

Key players on stage: Wärtsilä (Carlo Pestelli)

The vision on market and innovation of key players in the ship- & boatbuilding sector

14:30 – 15:15

Pitch session #2: Innovative products for ships and yachts

  1. 1. Astra Yacht – Boat parking assistance system
  2. 2. The Keel Servant – Electro mechanical lifting system for telescopic keels
  3. 3. Arsenal – Digital Mock-Up Service
  4. 4. Alto Adriatico Custom – Zero emissions vessel for inland waters public transportation
  5. 5. Università degli Studi di Trieste – Air conditioning system for motor and sailing yachts
  6. 6. TBD

15:15 – 16:00

B2PITCH#2 Pitchers available for first contacts

15:15 – 18:30

B2B meetings

16:00 – 16:30

17:00 – 17:30

Dual-fuel: achievements on industrial vehicles and possible transfer to small boats

Alberto Bonetti – Lombard Mobility Cluster

The application of alternative fuels is a current goal of the whole mobility sector and in the waterborne one, it is more frequently related to ship rather than small vessels. The speech will investigate the opportunity to transfer the achievements of the automotive sector into the maritime to small vessels.

Innovation trends: virtual reality applications

Marco Jez - Arsenal Srl

The well-established familiarity in civil society with Virtual Reality allows today the shipbuilding and nautical industry to exploit it in its process and to reap great benefits throughout the product lifecycle. This workshop will provide a survey of the state of the art of this technology and will present targeted software, services and case studies of their recent applications in the field of interest to you; at the end, a testimony by Fincantieri.

[In the framework of BEAT project].

17:30 – 18:00

APERITECH: how innovative is your firm?

Guido Bortoluzzi – Università degli Studi di Trieste

Participants will be shown real applications of climate measurements performed, typical problems arising with unproper innovation management and will be challenged in measuring their innovation ability.

An ad hoc web-based tool will be presented and participants will have the opportunity to measure their climate and then receive the benchmark report. [In the framework of BEAT Project]


Networking dinner

November 23rd

8:30 – 9:30

Registration and welcome coffee

9:30 – 11:00

State of the art and perspectives of Circular economy in Yacht industry:

Regulations, Market and Technology

Workshop (in ITALIAN language)

· Antonello PEZZINI, Advisor expert, European economic and Social Commitee, Confindustria Italia- Italian Industry Association;

· Stefano Pagani Isnardi, Research Department Manager, Ucina- Italian Marine Industry Association;

· Marino QUAIAT, General Manager of Shipyard Officine Navali Quaiat - Trieste Refitting System

11:00 –11:30

Key players on stage: Venice Port Authority TBD,

The vision on market and innovation of key player in the management of ports and marinas.

11:30 – 12:30

Pitch session #3: Innovative solutions & products for ports and marinas

  1. 1. Astra Yacht – Easy control automatic boat system
  2. 2. Leda d.o.o.
  3. 3. Ellotech – Half-track for hauling and launching of jet ski and pleasure craft
  4. 4. TBD

12:30 – 13:30

B2PITCH#3 Pitchers available for first contacts

12:30 – 16.00


12:30 – 14:30

Open Buffet

14:30 – 15:30

Wrapping films for marine applications

Arianna Bionda - Politecnico di Milano

Is the application of polymer films on hulls the future boatbuilding? Is it applicable to bigger vessel and offshore structures? What about their antifouling performances, duration and life cycle impact?

Will they affect maintenance activities within marinas? These are some of the questions linked to this technology that will be deepened during the speech.

16:00 -16:30

Goodbye to SYAT 2019!


Closed since 21 November 2018


PALAZZO REGIONALE DEI CONGRESSI, Viale Italia 2 - 34073 Grado (Gorizia), Italy

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