Worldwide maritime entrepreneurship news from BlueOceanMag the online magazine for innovation in the maritime sector, startups and investors.

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Supporting the future of greener shipping

Environmental concerns are influencing a greater need for renewable and sustainable energy across the world with specialist technologies being at the forefront of new designs and solutions. As maritime industries begin to tackle the climate change issues, ports and shipping companies are looking for carbon-free alternatives by testing potential solutions for vessels. The requirement to

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Ocean energy Startups

BlueNewables Succesfully Completes WIND-bos Spar Platform Testing

BlueNewables tested its WIND-bos Spar Platform successfully. The platform allows access to deep-water sites and ease turbine set-up which may in time offer a lower-cost alternative to fixed-bottom foundations, given the potential for standardisation of foundation designs and the use of low-cost, readily available installation vessels. Testing A highly devoted team, existing out of Acciona

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Accelerator Europe Mentoring

BlueInvest readiness assistance program cycle 4 deadline

The BlueInvest readiness assistance program is currently in its 4th cycle. Participants to the programme will receive feedback on their investment readiness level and a proposed coaching package. These are the benefits of participating in the program: Each participant will be matched with a dedicated business coach, whom they will work with to develop a

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Incubator North America

SeaAhead and New England Aquarium launch BlueSwell Incubator Program

The BlueSwell Incubator Program focuses on bridging the gaps between innovators, ocean experts, industries and the venture community. The program is searching for bluetech founders that are at the beginning of their innovation journey, with a focus on those having only received R&D grants/funding, and having taken in little-to-no outside capital. In the selection process,

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Blue Bio Value business accelerator program

Blue Bio Value is a business program dedicated to the blue bioeconomy and they want you to be a part of it. They scale up marine biobased solutions to global market applications in different industries, resorting to science-based and biotech innovations, while helping to tackle important societal challenges. With the emergence of new, innovative industries

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Entrepreneurship Europe Other Ports Startups

The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) has launched two calls

In line with the EU’s Green Deal, the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) just launched two calls aimed at advancing clean, circular blue economy, preserving as well as protecting biodiversity and marine habitats. 1. EMFF-APC-2020 – Cross-sectoral development of innovative port clusters in the Atlantic: Developing a blue accelerator scheme for Atlantic ports Ports

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PERSEO, Iberdrola’s Startup Challenge

Through PERSEO, Iberdrola can provide startups, particularly in Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States, with its investor support and expertise, its base of 30 million supply points and its more than 52 GW of installed capacity. In this way, it contributes to developing and boosting an innovative corporate fabric in the energy sector.

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Startups Asia Other Shipping

Spire Maritime announces revenue growth and expansion into Asia

Spire Global, a global data service provider and leader AIS data solutions and weather forecasting, announced the year-over-year results for its maritime business unit. Spire Maritime expanded into Asia and celebrated a four-fold increase in bookings in 2019. It continued to build on its successes after launching in January 2019 offering its first weather product

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Accelerator Incubator Mentoring

BOld, partner of Tech Tour Ocean 2020

BOld (Blue Ocean leading drivers) is one of the support partners of Tech Tour Ocean 2020 (TT Ocean), that Tech Tour together with KunnskapsParken Bodø is organizing on the 3-4 November 2020 in Bodø, Norway. As a support partner BOld will assist with identifying potential companies to present as well as investors and Corporates and

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