Despite the COVID-19 pandemic which have impacted the whole world, Euronaval, the international exhibition for naval defence and maritime security, will take place this year from Oct 20-23, 2020 in Paris le Bourget. The organisers, SOGENA has affirmed its commitment to the global defence community that the show will still go as planned. Organised every even-numbered year, it has been the leading international event for innovation and naval technologies of the future for more than 50 years. Euronaval is the privileged meeting place for industrials from all over the world and prescribers of military and state navies of all countries bordering seas and oceans.
The show, structured around a major exhibition of naval equipment and a large number of themed events, guarantees networking of the world’s naval ecosystem. The exhibition is focused on the future and also strives to promote start-ups that embody innovation and agility in the sector. Another objective is to promote the numerous professions and training courses in the naval industry.
In 2018, French president Emmanuel Macron, inaugurated the first edition of the SEAnnovation area when he visited Euronaval.
Euronaval organisers, SOGENA are delighted to announce the second edition of SEAnnovation for Euronaval 2020. SEAnnovation 2020, is the start-up space created for Euronaval 2018 in partnership with Starburst and the GICAN, the French Naval Industry Association.
The aim of SEAnnovation is to welcome and promote around thirty French and foreign start-up companies in a dedicated space that will be animated with roundtable talks, keynotes and pitches over the course of the four days.
All start-ups involved in defence or dual civil-military technological innovations are invited to exhibit in the SEAnnovation 2020 space at the Euronaval exhibition. For the start-ups selected following this call for applications, this will be an exceptional opportunity to make themselves known and present their projects to prime contractors in the global naval industry.