skip to Main Content
“BaLab In Porto” Launched In Taranto Port

“BaLab in Porto” launched in Taranto port

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) April 24, 2019 – Today will see the inauguration of the new headquarters of the BaLab of Taranto, the creativity laboratory of the University of Bari Aldo Moro, will be held at the Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ionio (AdSP – Ionian Sea Port Authority) premises in Taranto. “BaLab in Porto” is the result of a collaboration between the AdSP and
university to create a FuturePORT Innovation Hub, the first innovation hub dedicated to the themes of maritime transport, logistics and, in general, the blue economy. At the launch event, speakers include Prof. Antonio Felice Uricchio, Rector of the University of Bari; lawyer, Sergio Prete, President of the AdSP; and Prof. Gianluigi de Gennaro, Scientific Manager of BaLab. Also in attendance will be institutions, partners, “mentor” entrepreneurs, opinion leaders and , teachers. The Rector Uricchio, said, “The BaLab opens up to the territories and the ideas of our kids, activating innovative processes with their creativity; placing the BaLab in the Port of Taranto is strategic for the city and for the future ”. The Manager of BaLab, De Gennaro, added, “BaLab in the port of Taranto has an ambitious goal: to build with Taranto’s best youth a great centre of innovation, inclusive, open to the world, to inspire and provide solutions to companies that want to invest in the ‘innovation and in the territory’ . The President Sergio Prete commented: “The modern port must look not only to the development of traffic but also to functional innovation both in the application within the port area and in the development of the surrounding territory. The collaboration with the University of Bari and the BaLab create the prerequisites for the modernisation of the existing activities and for the creation of new start-ups to be put online also with PortXL of the Port of Rotterdam “. Source: Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ionio Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2019.

To continue reading please subscribe or log in.

PortSEurope offers an English-language daily coverage from over 200 ports in the Mediterranean, Black and Caspian Seas as well as a fully indexed and easily searchable database with more than 15,000 articles.

Subscribe now
Back To Top