PORT INNOVATION | ENGAGEMENT | RESEARCH

WHAT IS THE PIER

Collaboration is the key to unlocking complex challenges.

The PIER (Port Innovation, Engagement, and Research) is a global centre of excellence for innovation in marine transportation, supply chain and logistics. In The PIER we convene partners, stakeholders, researchers and entrepreneurs dedicated to tackling wicked industry problems within three areas of focus.

The pier strives on collaboration and strategically developing Supply Chain & Logistics

Supply Chain
& Logistics

The Pier is an interconnected port city taking steps toward becoming more collaborative and sustainable

Interconnected
Port City

The Pier works together to explore Maritime policy development opportunities.

Maritime Policy
Development

We are transforming the Port of Halifax into a living lab where members can tackle industry challenges in a real port context.

A map of the global demonstrating how The Pier collaborates amongst global partners within the maritime transportation and supply chain logistics industry.

The PIER is the enabler of collaboration amongst global partners within marine transportation, supply chain and logistics.

An infographic demonstrating how The Pier has developed their supply chain and interconnected port cities.

The purpose of this collaboration is to solve large global industry problems that leads to a more resilient supply chain and interconnected port cities.

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA
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