8th Cycle of BlueInvest Readiness Assistance open for applications

The final, 8th Cycle of BlueInvest Readiness Assistance is now open for applications. This cycle will be the very last cycle of the BlueInvest Readiness Assistance, in the current BlueInvest edition.

The application window closes on Friday, 30 July 2021.

The BlueInvest Readiness Assistance is for high potential start-ups and SMEs with innovative and sustainable products and solutions for the Blue Economy.

Participants to the programme benefit from:

  • Feedback on investment readiness level and a proposed coaching package.
  • A dedicated business coach.
  • Receive targeted assistance from a business coach.

In addition, all candidates will receive a report with a brief analysis of their investment readiness.

Your company may be eligible to apply for the programme if:

  • Your company/project is relevant to the Blue Economy,
  • Registered in an EU Member State.
  • Majority owned by EU shareholders.

The applications are assessed on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Market potential
  • Investment potential
  • Sustainability and environmental impact
  • Innovativeness of the product or solution