success stories & challenges
6-7th of October
HardTech business in Lithuania & beyond:
Hosted by Bridgio
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6th of October, 12:00
Offline in Klaipeda, Lighthouse hub
& Online
Who should attend?
We invite companies to participate and deliver a report within the HardTech:
Owners and top-management of medium & large tech-companies
HardTech & deeptech entrepreneurs
Representatives of VC funds and individual investors
HardTech & software engineers
Tech enthusiasts
Want to join as an attendee?
Applications in electronics, robotics, photonics
Portathon 2023 participants/partners are invited to deliver a report about industries & technologies in port shipping:
*based on challenges of Portathon 2023
Consumer electronics
Industrial electronics
Automotive electronics
Aerospace electronics
Medical electronics & applications
Sensor technology
Semiconductor devices
Microelectronics & nanoelectronics
Fibre optics and communications
Photonics for sensing and imaging
Computer hardware & edge-AI
IoT (Internet of Thing) Devices
Sustainable environment of ports
Port cities and ecosystems
Want to deliver a presentation?
Discover how visionary HardTech businesses have successfully expanded their operations and entered new markets. Gain insights into their strategies, explore international collaborations, and learn how to navigate the complexities of global expansion.
Explore the stories of HardTech companies that have dared to relocate and witness their remarkable transformations. Learn about their motivations, the obstacles they faced, and the triumphs and challenges they experienced through relocation.
At this event, Bridgio emphasizes the power of building bridges between HardTech businesses, stakeholders, and communities. Uncover the significance of strong networks, shared knowledge, and collaborative ecosystems. Discover how these bridges foster innovation, drive growth, and create possibilities.
Unlock the secrets of HardTech business triumphs and challenges from industry pioneers during the conference day. We have invited 10 speakers from Lithuania and Latvia to share their business stories.
International Speakers
Join us offline at Lighthouse hub and enjoy networking activities we prepared for you on the 6-7th of October!
Network, build technological & business partnerships, connect with the most talented people in the global HardTech community.
New Connections
6th of October
Day 1
Сheck-in at Dange hotel
Liepų g. 38, Klaipėda (15 min walk to Lighthouse hub)
Free parking is available around the hotel for participants
Participants requiring accommodation will receive their room numbers at the reception. You can leave your luggage at the hotel before the official event starts and check-in to your rooms after the official program ends (after 17:00/18:00)
Reports Time
Lighthouse Hub, Liepų st. 83, Klaipėda, LT92195
To find the conference hall you need to get on the second floor, you will identify the place as there going to be banners with our event:)
Two coffee breaks with fresh pastries will be served. There is also a canteen on the first floor if you get hungry
The event will begin with opening remarks from Bridgio Accelerator, followed by reports from companies such as Arrow Electronics, Analog Devices, Rubedos, Systec Designs, Lithuanian Innovation Center, Klaipeda Science and Technological Park and more
Afterparty at Švyturys BHouse
After the official program, we recommend checking in to your rooms and joining us at Švyturys BHouse. We have prepared snacks & FIRST DRINKS for you;) The whole second floor is reserved for us
Additionally, we have set up a stage for pitches where our portfolio startup i-analytics will be presenting their idea – energy efficiency application for small/medium businesses
Please note that dinner & alcohol expenses are not covered
Breakfast on the 7th of October is included from 07:00 AM - 10:00 AM
7th of October
Day 2
Departure time
11:00 AM
Dange Hotel
Tour & Excursion
Excursion on the ship in waters of Mingė village, often referred to as the "Venice of Lithuania"
Cost: €18 per person (excluding alcohol expenses; lunch expenses are not covered)
Return Journey
Back to Klaipeda, Dange Hotel
Our speakers
Project Manager at Lithuanian Innovation Centre
Topic: From Lab to Market: The Journey of Deep Tech Startups
Chairman at Promwad. Mentor at Bridgio Tech Accelerator
Field Application Engineer at Arrow Electronics
Topic: The Power of Collaboration to Boost Your Innovation
Chief Officer for Corporate Affairs&CAO at KN
Myths, realities, and potential for cooperation with startups and VCs
Topic: Strategic development and investment in net-zero projects by large energy companies:
Сo-founder Pulsetto
Topic: Balancing Innovation and Profitability:
Pulsetto's Approach to Business Growth: how Pulsetto balances the need for continual innovation with maintaining profitability
Partner, COO at Bridgio Tech Accelerator
Fundamentals of building companies and raising capital
Topic: From fax machine to AI:
Lithuanian Branch Manager at Systec Designs
Topic: FCC Jungle Cruise: Navigating the Certification Wilderness for New Markets
Co-founder and COO of Rubedos
Topic: Market introduction of service robots in hard-to-automate environments
Head of Product Development at Riga Technical University
Topic: Emerging Tech Companies: Balancing Product Innovation vs. Customer Discovery
Alex Nowik
CBDO and co-founder at i-analytics
Andrei Tolmach
CEO and founder at i-analytics
Ecosystem supporters
Ecosystem supporters
Hardware partners
Hardware partners
Hardware partners
Hardware partners
Ecosystem supporters
Choose your challenge
The event brings together science, business, youth organizations and all enthusiasts who are ready to generate the latest solutions for the ports of the future in a 48-hour marathon in one place.
Sustainable environment of ports
Port cities and ecosystems
(Cyber) Security
The event is free of charge
Event language English
*Please note that the program is subject to change, and any updates will be communicated accordingly
Liepų st. 83, Klaipėda, Lithuania
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