About the HackatHon


Hosted by New York Maritime Innovation Center (NYMIC) and R1 Labs, the NYC Maritime Hackathon takes place March 29-March 31, 2019 (the weekend before the annual CMA Shipping Conference).

The hackathon addresses real world challenges around data in the shipping industry, focusing on ports, logistics and supply chain.

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About the ORGANIZERs


Maritime technology [Mari-tech / Maritime Tech] is an untapped development area.  There are new opportunities, new problems, and solutions for entrepreneurs to conquer in the maritime sector as NYMIC matches them  with VC’s and experts to speed up success.

NYMIC, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, convenes, connects and catalyzes ideas from forward-thinking entrepreneurs and maritime industry experts to identify and solve problems with new technology solutions.

With all the resources of the SUNY system at its disposal and operating under the auspices of SUNY Research Foundation, NYMIC provides events, small workshops/seminars, assistance to startups, access and connections to customers, investors, and the maritime industry.

They build bridges between entrepreneurs  and investors to provide stakeholders solutions that increase operational efficiency, profitability, and aid with regulatory compliance for maritime and logistics companies to construct a more sustainable shipping industry.


R1 Labs is a unique hybrid of startup ecosystem builders and corporate matchmakers providing brands, partners, and companies with access to the people and communities they need to meet. They have a proven track record in cutting through the noise to provide high quality interactions and connections through our trusted tech network and bespoke events.

Having run events in the past for Microsoft, IBM, and others, their client list has included Munich Re (US), Intel, Delta Air Lines, UPS, ConsenSys, AT&T Foundry, SendGrid, CiscoDevNet and more.

They also produced the NYC Port & Logistics Hackathon in 2017.