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Sea Rangers sail ahead thanks to BlueInvest
The mission of the Dutch startup Sea Ranger Service is to restore 1 million hectares of ocean biodiversity by the year 2040, while training 20,000 young people for a maritime career.
Hydro Volta gaining significant visibility thanks to BlueInvest
Hydro Volta is a Belgian start-up that proposes a sustainable method of producing drinking water from seawater, addressing the global water shortage in an economical and ecological way.
InvestEU: €28 million for the first Blue Economy instrument in Portugal
On 27 March 2023, the Growth Blue I fund was signed in Portugal – the first fund signed under the new InvestEU Blue Economy instrument focusing on southern Europe. Growth Blue will be funded with €28 million from both national public resources
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.