Shakedown Antwerp


Connect with the best maritime and innovative minds from the region and beyond. Join PortXL on Friday December 13th for Shakedown Antwerp at Felix Pakhuis. Get to know the pioneers of maritime innovation of both past and present.


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PortXL is the 1st World Port & Maritime Accelerator for innovative start-ups and scale-ups that have the potential to disrupt the port and maritime industry. Since 2015, it has been running an annual acceleration program, matching large corporates belonging to the port ecosystem with start-ups whose solutions can tackle their challenges.

For its second year in Antwerp, PortXL has been driving innovation in the port ecosystem, with the mission to improve the economy and ecology. Don't miss the final pitches by this year's selected scale-ups.



12:30 - 13:00 / Check-in

13:00 - 14:15 / Opening address, keynote, pitches & panel

14:15 - 15:15 / Start-up expo & networking

15:15 - 15:30 / Speech by Alderman Annick De Ridder

15:30 - 17:00 / Closing drinks


The event closes the 2019 program and showcases groundbreaking tech from this year's cohort. These PortXL participants will be presenting their cases:




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