Visions’ Academic Contest Loop 4
targets to

increase the competitive advantage

of the European shipbuilding industry
by creating

innovative concept ideas

based on future business market scenarios.
A market segmentation in five business areas

  • BA1: Maritime Tourism/Leisure
  • BA2: Short Sea Shipping
  • BA3: Inland Shipping
  • BA4: Deep Sea Shipping
  • BA5: Floating Structures

has been performed, helping us to better analyse and understand market forecasts.

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The registration proceeds in 3 steps:

  • Team leader applies for registration.
  • Mr. George Smyrnakis ( checks the eligibility of the applicant.
  • Team member can register.

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The scheduled deadlines for the Visions 2009 Academic Competition are the following
Official start date for the contest 15 - 10 - 2008  
End of registration period/ abstract submission deadline 30 - 01 - 2009
Final version submission deadline 30 - 05 - 2009
Announcement of short listed ideas 0ctober 2009
CESA awards / Industry presentation December 2009

The first runner up will receive an overall winner’s certificate and a prize of €5000.00. A certificate and a prize of €3000.00 and €2000.00 will also be available for second and third places respectively.

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