blue economy

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BlueInvest Readiness Assistance now open for applications

BlueInvest is a community of entrepreneurs, investors, corporates and innovation stakeholders involved in blue economy. BlueInvest’s content and activities promote blue growth and help SMEs and start-ups access finance and business opportunities. Members of the community receive: business-to...
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DigiCirc launches second open call for Blue Economy solutions

DigiCirc accelerates innovation by identifying cutting-edge circular economy solutions and promoting business development. From 2020-2022, DigiCirc is organising three Accelerator Programmes, with €2.4 million in funding for SMEs in: Circular Cities Blue Economy Bioeconomy The second open call has...
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DigiCirc launches second open call for Blue Economy solutions

DigiCirc accelerates innovation by identifying cutting-edge circular economy solutions and promoting business development. From 2020–2022, DigiCirc is organising three Accelerator Programmes, with €2.4 million in funding for SMEs in: Circular cities; Blue economy; Bioeconomy. The second open call...
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European Green Deal: A Sustainable Blue Economy in the EU

This week the European Commission proposed a new guidance for a sustainable blue economy in the European Union, which is key to both the Recovery Plan and European Green Deal. Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the Green Deal said: “Healthy oceans are a precondition for a thriving blue...
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WestMED Network of Maritime Clusters meeting recap

In a meeting on 16 March, the European Alliance Against Coronavirus welcomed Leonardo Manzari, WestMED Initiative, Italy, Colin Ruel, Pôle Mer Meditérranée, Ruben Eiras, Fórum Oceano, and Ezzedine Kacem, Cluster Maritime Tunisien, who presented the WestMED Network of Maritime Clusters to the group...
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Starting MedBAN: Clusters as Ecosystems of Business Acceleration for a Sustainable Blue Med Economy

We are MedBAN - Mediterranean Blue Acceleration Network, a project that aims to mobilize EU blue economy SMEs to adopt greener and digitalized processes! 🌊 Want to know more? Join our kick-off meeting on 29 November at 15h30 (CET), wherever you are, through Zoom! 🤝 The MedBAN project is part of the...
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ASPBAN ignites acceleration of 80 start-ups for Atlantic Blue Ports

The AspBAN Project's acceleration program for startups aims to develop innovative solutions that can effectively respond to the needs, challenges and innovation priorities of the Ports of the Atlantic. Commissioner Elisa Ferreira highlighted the role of the Project, co-financed by the European Union...

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Applications to DigiCirc Blue Economy Open Call are NOW OPEN!

Blue Economy opencall goal is to attract and engage SMEs wanting to develop innovative solutions focused on digital technologies by addressing specific challenges from the blue economy domain. To do so, we will offer SMEs the chance to join an exciting accelerator programme! SMEs can join the Blue...

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CTA, CENTA and CEIMAR present instruments for entrepreneurship and Blue Economy boost to researchers

The presentation was during an event from the European project EMPORIA4KT aiming to promote transfer of knowledge. The CTA consultant María García has presented the INTECMED Project to accelerate business innovation in Andalusia. Technological Corporation of Andalusia (CTA), the Center of New Water...
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CTA participates in the training of 60 European researchers on technology transfer in the blue economy sector

The program is part of the European EMPORIA4KT project and is funded by the Interreg Atlantic Area. Negotiation and communication skills, raising public-private funding and scenario planning are some of the sessions given by CTA. CTA has participated in the training of 60 researchers from five...
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SeaPort must be smart

Smart Port International Conference was held in 24th September 2020. Conference was organized by Space Sciences Committee Polish Academy of Sciences / Gdańsk Branch in cooperation with the Baltic Sea & Space Cluster and the Polish Space Agency (POLSA). The conference was conducted in a hybrid system...
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Online hub for Mediterranean blue economy stakeholders gets a revamp

An online hub for those involved and interested in maritime and marine affairs in the Mediterranean has been re-desinged to increase user-friendleness and improve functionality. The Mediterranean Blue Economy Stakeholder Platform (MedBESP) was set up as a networking mechanism and information sharing...