BlueInvest Awards winners announced

The BlueInvest Awards winners were announced during the BlueInvest Day. Throughout the day, the candidates to the BlueInvest Awards made their pitches. They were 20 of Europe’s top start-ups and SMEs in the Blue Economy.

Pitches were live-streamed for maximum exposure to potential clients and partners. The finalists went through undergo pitch coaching and feedback from industry specialists prior to the event.

The BlueInvest Awards winners were:

  • Clean energy from the ocean: Corpower Ocean (Sweden) CorPower Ocean offers reliable and competitive wave energy technology.
  • Intelligent ocean: SINAY (France). SINAY proposes IT resources for dealing with growing volumes of data and complex analytics.
  • Food & feed from the ocean: BioFeyn (France). BioFeyn applies the latest developments in medical nanotechnology to aquaculture.
  • Blue bioeconomy and green solutions: Marine Performance Systems B.V. (The Netherlands) This company makes ships glide on air bubbles, reducing fuel consumption, pollution and fouling.
  • People’s choice Award: Algaenergy S.A. (Spain) This company specializes on CO2 biofixation from combustion gases of industrial origin in microalgal culture, to turn them into products of high commercial interest.