The Maritime Development Center of Europe (MDCE) is a triple-helix, non-profit cluster and network organization for the maritime industry in Denmark. MDCE has 187 members from the whole value chain of the maritime industry, including ship owners, ship brokers, ports, producers and suppliers of equipment, service and information providers, maritime organizations, universities, maritime schools, government bodies as well as media. The main goal of MDCE is to create value for the members through a broad range of activities such as B2B networking, dissemination of knowledge as well as innovative projects and branding. The MDCE is involved in a broad range of projects and runs thematic knowledge sharing networks within Maritime ICT, Short Sea Shipping, Environment, Maritime Law, HSQE Surveyors, communication, HR and Crewing, as well as Working Environment on ships.
Contact person: Jan Boyeson firstname.lastname@example.org
Role of MDCE in COLUMBUS
Providing support to Competence Nodes for Maritime Transport & Logistics, Marine Physical Resources and Marine Tourism. Participating across project in Work Packages 2 to 6, and 8.
Profile of staff engaged in the project:
Jan Boyesen is the Business Development Manager at the MDCE and Head of Secretariat at The Danish Society of Transport Economics. Jan is in charge of MDCEs international Cooperation as well as for developing and managing the project portfolio. Before joining the MDCE, Jan worked five years at the cross border triple-helix cooperation Øresund Science Region as Development Manager. Jan will be responsible for caring out the activities in the COLUMBUS project at the MDCE.