Navigating Innovation

MCA (Maritime Campus Antwerp) guides the maritime industry towards greater cooperation and innovation. For big and small, for maritime and beyond, for private, public, research and education.

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What MCA stands for

MCA (Maritime Campus Antwerp) is a "do" campus and a community where business, technology and knowledge are linked to strengthen and further develop the maritime sector. MCA houses companies ranging from larger corporate companies to the smallest start-ups, educational and research institutions to collaborate and innovate.

The aim of MCA is to bring together interested parties inside and outside the maritime sector and get them working on maritime innovation and sustainability.

Do you want to know how? Explore our MCA LABS and MCA Community and find out all about it!

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Beating heart of maritime Europe
Hotspot of Antwerp

coworking space and meeting centre

MCA LABS is a coworkingspace and meeting hotspot in Antwerp, along the river Scheldt. It is also the clubhouse where the MCA Communityworks together on the maritime industry of tomorrow.

The perfect place for your personal desk, meeting room or business event!

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Get involved in maritime innovation!

Together we bring innovation to the maritime industry.

MCA Community is an ecosystem or a club, focusing on whatever innovations the maritime industry needs and together we'll get it done.

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Latest news

MCA Inspiration Sessions 13 June
On June 13th, MCA hosted a series of inspiration sessions on 3 different topics, followed by Plug And Play Maritime Expo Day @ Waagnatie
Inspiration sessions 2023
2023 will undoubtedly be another challenging year in which MCA wants to bring together relevant stakeholders for various key topics related to maritime innovation. A quick overview of what's coming up.
MCA New Year's Reception
On January 24th, MCA invited its partners and stakeholders to kick off 2023.
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Connect with the maritime community on First Friday
Let's meet at MCA LABS.
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Maritime cybersecurity
Safer Internet Day takes place on the 7th of February and is an annual global event that raises awareness of the importance of using online technology in a safe and responsible manner. With the increasing reliance on the internet in our daily lives, it has become crucial to educate and remind individuals of the potential dangers and consequences that come with being online. This does not only apply to our daily personal lives, but also to the maritime industry.
MCA Inspiration Session: people transport on the river Scheldt
People transport on the river Scheldt
MCA Community brings together different stakeholders to talk about innovation within the maritime sector and to take concrete action. To achieve this, MCA Community identifies several topics that are worth discussing. The first topic: people transport on the river Scheldt.
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Working at MCA LABS coworking space means enjoying various lunch spots
Perhaps by now, you have already heard of our MCA LABS, a maritime coworking space in Antwerp, but what you might not have known is that you can enjoy many lunch spots when you join MCA LABS. We would like to introduce you to three lunch spots where you can undoubtedly enjoy your lunch!
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MCA LABS coworking space through the eyes of Deepak Mehta