As part of the many actions that fall under the collective umbrella brand “Monaco, Capital of Advanced Yachting”, the Yacht Club de Monaco will host the second edition of Monaco Smart & Sustainable Marina on 25 and 26 September 2022, organized by M3 ( Management of the Marina of Monaco).
For this new edition, M3, specialist in the deployment of virtuous marinas with the support of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, has once again called on Blumorpho, an expert in the ‘Open Innovation’ ecosystem for the positive impact, with its international network dedicated to the emergence of new concepts and economic models.
The International Smart & Sustainable Marina Awards, which were open last year exclusively to start-ups, have been extended to marinas and architects in order to promote innovation and green technology, by encouraging exchanges and interactions in the field of design and management of these places of life that are marinas and marinas.
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This networking event brings together an ecosystem of nearly 250 people, representing the most important players in the sector (entrepreneurs and start-ups to meet manufacturers, investors, promoters, marina developers and architects, yachting players). The so-called “Smart” technology is thus at the service of safeguarding the environment through better management of uses and resources. Many innovations are now expected in the marinas of the future.
Virtuous marinas at the heart of the debates
” For several years, we have been reflecting on the development of virtuous marinas, addressed in a press release José Marco Casellini, CEO of M3. This is a deep conviction that allows us to develop expertise in this area, particularly in water management. Environment-friendly places to live, Smart Marinas encourage the emergence of new activities and services, just like the Smart Cities, from which they are inspired.. »
In order to provide a response to climate issues and encourage responsible innovation in the service of the design and management of virtuous marinas, all the players in super yachting will join the concept, such as Jean-Marc Bolinger, President of MB92 Group or Paris Baloumis, marketing director of the Dutch shipyard Oceanco.
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” If Monaco wants to position itself at the forefront of yachting, the Principality must support its transformation, Prince Albert II said in a statement. Faced with the climate emergency that we are witnessing more and more every day, the entire yachting ecosystem is concerned and must be assessed: both yachts and port infrastructure. We must be agents of change and contribute to this transformation. The objective is to present innovative solutions and encourage their application for the development of virtuous marinas. »