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BlueInvest: new investor report features an ocean of investment opportunities in the sustainable blue economy
Today, the European Commission is unveiling a new investor report, on the occasion of the BlueInvest Day 2023. The report provides investors with an overview of investment activities and opportunities in the EU blue economy. Moreover, it features the key innovative technologies and a sample of
AspBAN – Transforming the EU Atlantic ports into blue economy hubs
Ports are among the main entry points of the ocean. Created in 2021, the Atlantic Smart Ports Blue Acceleration Network (AspBAN) involves more than 40 ports in different regions of the Atlantic. The objective of the project is to transform ports into hubs for the development of new and
Ittinsect raising funds with the help of BlueInvest
Ittinsect is an Italian company producing aquaculture feed with novel raw ingredients including insects, micro algae and agricultural by-products. Through the EU BlueInvest Readiness Assistance programme, the start-up successfully raised €750,000 of which €625,000 in equity from investors.
BlueInvest supported fundraising for blue economy training start-up
Kanda is a Danish company that develops digital training solutions using virtual reality in the maritime and energy sectors. Following the completion of the EU BlueInvest Readiness Assistance programme, the start-up successfully raised $2 million from strategic investors.
Algae producer Algaria SRL reached out to new investors thanks to BlueInvest
The ocean is currently the source of only up to 2% of human food, although it covers more than 70% of the Earth’s surface. The recent communication “Towards a Strong and Sustainable EU Algae Sector” identifies farmed seafood as an important source of alternative protein for food and feed
h2boat is reaching new markets thanks to BlueInvest
Italian start-up h2boat has developed a very promising hydrogen technology which reduces the CO2 emission of maritime transport. With the help of the EU initiative BlueInvest, it has received coaching to expand its business.
Aquaponics Iberia is growing thanks to BlueInvest
Today, 25% of seafood consumed in Europe comes from aquaculture, but only 10% comes from EU aquaculture. There is a huge growth potential. Aquaponics Iberia benefited from the EU BlueInvest mentorship programme to develop its business.
QED Naval: raising funds to raise marine energy
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has severely disrupted the energy market in Europe. To deal with this emergency, the EU is reducing its needs for energy imports and speeding up its green energy transition, as laid out in the REPowerEU plan of the European Commission.
BlueInvest Africa: an unprecedented meeting between entrepreneurs and investors to develop the potential of the blue economy in Africa
BlueInvest Africa will take place in Seychelles on the island of Mahé on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 September. This is a business event, both physical and online, organised by the European Union in cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Seychelles.
SEAentia-Food: Growing with BlueInvest
Farming finfish, shellfish and aquatic plants in the sea or inland waters is one of the world’s fastest growing food sectors. It already provides the planet with more than half of all the seafood and fish we eat.