The Brainwaves exhibition shows five current Dutch maritime innovations and explains the successes and issues encountered in the development process.

The Brainwaves exhibition shows five current Dutch maritime innovations and explains the successes and issues encountered in the development process.
The maritime industry is buzzing! All kinds of innovative ideas are bubbling up in the Netherlands that can make the sector safer, faster or more cost-effective. Learn about five contemporary maritime innovations in shipping and shipbuilding. Discover what brainwaves are required to turn a brilliant idea into a brilliant product. The innovations range from a collapsible container to a system letting you moor using magnets.

Indispensable innovations, you might think. Even so, all innovations come up against challenges somewhere in the development process, relating to funding, timing or for instance legislation. So a lot of perseverance, creativity and entrepreneurship are needed if an innovation is ultimately to be marketed successfully. What kind of innovations will we be talking about in 2050? All kinds of deep thinkers, creative brains and visionaries have thought about this.
Brainwaves has been created for the centenary of the NISS Support Fund Foundation. The NISS (National Institute for Shipping and Shipbuilding) supports projects with innovative maritime aspects.