On 23 March 2012 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs a meeting of the Working Group for coordinating the implementation of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea SUERMB was held. The meeting focused on exchange of information on good practice. The Director of the Institute of Marine Technology, Janusz Uriasz attended the meeting due to the invitation of the Director of European Policy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He presented the advancement of the Maritime University of Szczecin flagship project entitled SUERMB: Create a Network of Centers of Excellence for Maritime Training.