HOMECOMING HOMEPORT 2022 - The start of a future series of events at homePORT

On the occasion of the 1st birthday of the innovation campus homePORT at the port of Hamburg, HOMECOMING HOMEPORT was celebrated on September 30, 2022! A total of 19 exhibitors impressed themselves, as well as the approximately 200 guests with their new innovations, which were presented and demonstrated on site. From mobile sensor technology, automation, XR technology to 3D printing, everything was there. The homePORT was also expanded by the new opening of the "Makerspace".


Trade visitors

have visited the HOMECOMING HOMEPORT 2022



presented new technologies and innovations and demonstrated these



are working with the HPA to establish the Port of Hamburg as a smartPORT.

Groundbreaking product innovations

Throughout the day, the homePORT site hosted presentations and demonstrations of various areas of expertise such as drones, 3D printing, virtual reality and robotics, as well as exciting technical panels of various topics. The event was opened in bright sunshine with an opening speech by Stefanie Teichmann, Product and Operations Manager, Friedrich Stuhrmann, Chief Commercial Officer of the HPA, Phanthian Zuesongdham, Head of Division Port Process Solution and – State Councillor Andreas Rieckhof from the Hamburg Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport and Innovation. Afterwards, the homePORT was first introduced, so that everyone got an idea of the idea of the real laboratory. The finale of the opening ceremony was the opening of the “Makerspace”. The scissors for this were brought and handed over by the remote-controlled robot quadruped “Spot” from Boston Dynamics of the exhibitor Reply. The Makerspace is intended to serve as a space for connecting and working together and offers a variety of high-quality machines and tools, for example, to adapt, optimize or even repair prototypes during testing. The following day’s program included many attractive items such as exciting expert penele in the areas of landside, waterside and airside robotics, the role of 3D printing in the supply chain, defense and the industry of the future, as well as virtual & augmented reality in the maritime-industrial context on the agenda. The homePORT “Sofatalk” also featured discussions on how to fund your own ideas.
A review: The program schedule

Program overview

IoT & Sensor Technology


HOMECOMING HOMEPORT 2022 was the first order of a series of events. Already on June 22. 2023. HOMECOMING HOMEPORT 2023 will take place – directly with us at homePORT, in the heart of the port of Hamburg!

We look forward to seeing you!

Arrival & Journey

Where you can find us

From Landungsbrücken you can reach the homePORT either on foot through the St. Pauli Elbtunnel or by HADAG ferry 75 (Landungsbrücken (bridge 2) – Steinwerder).


You will find us on the south side of the Elbe in the heart of the harbor!

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