Skip to main content
Oceans and fisheries

Success stories

Filter by

Success stories (105)

Showing results 1 to 10
  • News article

From plastic waste to stadium seats

In the heart of Seville, Spain, football fans can enjoy the comfort of their new stadium seats thanks to the joint efforts of the Gravity Wave project and the famous Real Betis football club. The seats were made from plastic waste from the Mediterranean. 

  • News article

Tackling marine litter through circular innovation

In the heart of the Bay of Biscay, where the azure waters meet the Spanish Basque Country, the BLUENET project set sail to tackle lost fishing gear, upcycling the ominous 'ghost-nets'.

  • News article

BlueInvest supports '13 Mari': innovation for fuel efficiency

The Bulgarian-based startup 13 Mari develops innovative drag reduction solutions for improved fuel efficiency and cleaner waters.  The company received coaching through the EU BlueInvest Readiness Assistance Programme and was able to secure more than USD 500,000 in funding.

  • News article

Seasy sails ahead with BlueInvest

The growth of the European recreational boating sector and maritime tourism has spurred the demand for sustainability and innovation. This is where the Austrian-based startup Seasy comes in.

  • News article

Training the water sports professionals of tomorrow

As the ancient Nautilus Shell - symbol of renewal, evolution, and growth - the EU-funded Nautilus project developed an innovative training methodology for instructors of water sports tourism.

  • News article

Pairing caviar with biodiversity

At the foot of the Rhodope Montains, in Bulgaria, an aquaculture family business had to cope with its fish getting eaten away by cunning birds. But in this Natura 2000 Protected Area, fighting back and attacking the birds was out of question – on account of the bird killing ban put in place