This year, the Maritime University of Szczecin organised again workshops developing creative problem solving during the national Design Thinking Week 2015 organised under the auspices of the Top 500 Innovators Association, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the National Centre for Research and Development, the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development and the USA Embassy in Poland. The local patronage of the event was taken by the Rector of the Maritime Academy of Szczecin, Prof. DSc. PhD. Eng. Master Mariner Stanisław Gucma. Moreover, our local partners were the Scientific Journals of the Maritime University of Szczecin, the District Office in Police, the Regional Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer of the West Pomeranian University of Technology, Business Link Szczecin as well as PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A.
Student Symposium on Logistics and Transport themed "SeaPoint 2015" will be held from 5th to 6th November 2015 at the Faculty of Economics and Transport Engineering. SeaPoint is an annual event organised by the Student Scientific Society of Logistics and Transport operating at the Faculty of Economics and Transport Engineering of the Maritime University of Szczecin.
On 2 October 2015 in the Maritime University of Szczecin another (third) meeting of the ESABALT (Enhanced Situational Awareness to Improve Maritime Safety in the Baltic) project took place. The project is carried out by partners from Finland, Sweden and Poland.
In the new university building in Willowa Street, in the Analysis Centre for Fuels, Working Fluids and Environmental Protection, tests will be carried out e.g. for entities who operate machines in the off- and on-shore business as well as companies and institutions working for environmental protection. The tests will improve their knowledge on fuels, oils and other machine operating fluids.
The ESABALT project implemented by the Faculty of Navigation (under Prof. Zbigniew Pietrzykowski) has been granted the flagship project of the EUSBSR - European Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and was added to the strategy's Action Plan announced in June.
After a whole year of learning and gathering experience the students decided to ... continue the process also during their summer holidays. Combining pleasure and business they set out to the Greek island of Chios where, within the project MELES-More Entrepreneurial Life at European Schools, they will attend a two-week course on Entrepreneurship.
The cyclic international meeting of scientific staff and companies involved in radar issues was held in Dresden in the period 23-26.06.2015. The Maritime University of Szczecin was represented by a large group of scientific staff from the Institute of Geoinformatics: Professor Andrzej Stateczny, Jacek Łubczonek, PhD., Eng., Marta Włodarczyk-Sielicka, Msc and Izabela Bodus-Olkowska, Msc.
27.06.2015 was the World Hydrography Day. The national celebrations were held for the second time in Szczecin. The main theme was: "Oceans, seas and sailing routes - still waiting for complete examination and cartographic compilation".
Today, in the main office of Autocomp Management Sp. z o.o., Krzysztof Hładyszewski, the CEO of the company, and Konrad Frontczak, the CEO of Centrum Innowacji Akademii Morskiej w Szczecinie Sp. z o.o. (MUS Innovation Centre Ltd) signed an agreement on granting Autocomp three licences for PNDS that encompass applying the system in, inter alia, sea harbours.