The Cluster at the international naval construction workshop

The PACA Marine Cluster participated at the SMART2009 from 5 to 7 November 2009 at La Spezia, in Italy, amongst the world experts for naval technology research.

The fifth annual event of the Ship Manufacture Alliance Research Technology Workshop has offered high-level conferences on CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) and flow modelling. PACA Marine Cluster members had the opportunity of meeting many Italian SME sub-contractors in the area of naval construction and repair (Luxury yachting) as well as representatives of Canadian, Chinese, Norwegian and French naval shipyards. Participation in SMART2009 is taking place in the framework of the agreement signed in summer 2009 by the PACA Marine Cluster with the Ligurian District of Maritime Technologies. The PACA Marine Cluster delegation included representatives of K-EPSILON, a company based in Sophia Antipolis and specialized in hydrodynamic studies for naval pros.