Strategis – Maritime Center of Excellence, is a non for-profit organization with the vision to become a global R&D and consulting center in Advanced Technologies, Strategy & Business Models for the
Smart-Sea & Blue economy.

Who we are

Drawing on the global leadership of Greek Shipping, STRATEGIS aims to facilitate the further development of the Maritime sector in Greece augmenting its role as a key growth engine of the Greek economy and, to help establish Greece among the world’s leading powers in Blue-Growth and the Blue Economy.

The main activity of Strategis focuses on the creation, development, and management of collaborative innovation networks and commercial clusters in the shipping industry, with emphasis on the application of advanced ICT technologies in digital shipping.


To become a world-class Maritime Cluster & Technology Flagship of the Greek Shipping Industry in the Digital Age


To offer 21st century maritime services and synergies for growth enabling Smart Sea – sustainable business opportunities in the greater SEE region.


To achieve the strategic objective of consolidating shipping as a key factor of regional development, STRATEGIS focuses on:

–Research & Development of frontier Maritime & Smart-Sea ICT Technologies

–Strategy & innovative Business Models for the Blue Economy

–Raising the region’s Creative Capital (Intellectual & Human Capital)

–Development of infrastructures supporting smart, sustainable regional growth (smart sea, smart ship, smart port and smart city technologies)

–International standardization activities, policies and  regulations facilitating efficient collaboration of stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem.

Activities in the Blue Economy

Raising the region’s Creative Human Capital.
Creating a Blue Economy Knowledge hub
Promoting employment, expanding lifelong learning and supporting the mobility of human resources in sectors related to shipping, the ICT industry and Blue Economy.
Transformational Infrastructures enabling transition to Digital Shipping & Smart Sea
Smart Port
Cloud services
Transportation Logistics
Blockchain & Digital Contracts
Digital Era Maritime ICT technologies
Smart Sea, Digital Shipping, Internet of Things (IoT), 3D-printing, Robotics, Cyborgs
Circular Economy - restorative and regenerative by design producing no waste and pollution
Circular economy rests on three principles:
Preserve and enhance natural capital
Optimize resource yields
Foster system effectiveness

our services

21st century maritime services & synergies for growth

  • R&D in Digital Shipping & Blue Economy
  • Strategy Consulting
  • Commercialization of Disruptive Technologies
  • Education & Training
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Knowledge Hub & Cluster of Innovation


October 3, 2017 – Special day for #Bluegrowth!

Piraeus receives the URBACT Good Practice City label award for the BlueGrowth Initiative

URBACT Good Practice City label award!

Mr. Petros Kokkalis, Executive City Councilor for Local growth & Entrepreneurship, Δήμος Πειραιά – Municipality of Piraeus, received the “URBACT Good Practice City” award by URBACT, the EU learning and exchange program for cities, for the Bluegrowth Initiative as an excellent practice of promoting entrepreneurship & innovation in the maritime economy and driving the change for better cities.

Congratulations #BlueGrowthPir team!

#URBACT #URBACTFest  #bluegrowth

Piraeus Maritime Hackathon

October 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 8:30 pm

Organized by BlueGrowth & SetelHellas

Unlock The Business Value of Digital Ship

Are you a #startupper or a skillful developer? A coder, designer or just a student?


Join Piraeus Maritime Hackathon to “Unlock The Business Value of Digital Ship” and turn a certain “challenge” into an amazing prototype that you can pitch at the end of the hackathon!


Register for free:

STRATEGIS twitter account

Strategis Maritime ICT Cluster

SetelHellas SIGMA Business Network
Cisco Systems Hellas Hellenic Radio Services
IDE – Intracom Defense Electronics SYSTECOM S.A.
Helica Maritime – ICT Remi Maritime Corp
GMC – Maritime Training Center Dynamic Co. General Ships & Heavy Industries Repairs & BlueGrowth OPTIONSNET IT Services & Solutions
Athens Information Technology (AIT) FEAC Engineering P.C.
LINTSTID “Lab of Informatics & New Tech in Shipping”,
Univ. of the Aegean
NikolinakosLardas & Partners Law OPENICHNOS
City of Piraeus Appoploo


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       STRATEGIS – a catalyst of regional growth