By Marek Grzybowski

“We will interest young people in the development of green energy!” is the motto of meetings between companies and young people.  Over 7,000 secondary school students with teachers, 1,900 students and approximately 1,100 representatives of the maritime industry visited the EDU OFFSHORE WIND fair in Gdańsk.

The Pomeranian Offshore Platform conference on the implementation of the Net Zero Industry Act at the regional level was held. The Agreement for the Pomeranian Skills Partnership has been signed by over 30 signatories. The agreement will be implemented under the EU Pack for Skills. The Baltic Sea and Space Cluster is a signatory of the Agreement for the Pomeranian Skills Partnership

The aim of EDU OFFSHORE WIND is to educate in the field of zero-emission technologies and to present a prospective career path in the offshore wind industry. At the Edu Offshore Wind 2024 fair there were an Energy Transformation Island, a Job Truck zone, a place enabling the presentation of apprenticeship programs, internships and job offers. The central point is the FOOD TRUCK serving as a JOB WALL, where exhibitors can present their offers.

There are over 100 exhibitors: companies, developers, investors, universities and research institutions. The companies present 50 different types of exhibits, including simulators.

The main partners of the event are: The Pomeranian Voivodeship Government and the city of Gdańsk. The EDU OFFSHORE WIND fair is co-financed by the Pomeranian Voivodeship Government and InvestGDA.
The initiators of the event are: the Pomeranian Platform for the Development of Offshore Wind Energy in the Baltic Sea and the Pomeranian Competence Center for Offshore Renewable Energy in Rumia.
The event is organized by: Nowoczesne Targi Gdańskie S.A., Rumia Invest Park Sp. z o. o., Co-Made Sp. z o. o., and the Foundation for the Innovative Maritime Energy Industry.