On 20 September 2021, the University of Gdańsk became a Supporting Member of the Employers’ Association Polish Maritime Technology Forum (PMTF).

The membership declaration was signed by the Vice-Rector for Innovation and Cooperation with the Socio-Economic Environment,  Krzysztof Bielawski, PhD, DSc, ProfTit. The statutory goal of the PMTF is the protection of the rights and representation of the interests of the associated Members and international organisations co-deciding on the shaping of economic, political and social conditions for the functioning of the maritime economy. The close goal of the cooperation between the UG and PMTF is to activate and educate the public opinion and entrepreneurs in line with the challenges the maritime economy of the region is facing.