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

Blue Economy Development Framework
Accelerator Asia Oceania

Blue Economy Development Framework

The World Bank and the European Commission have launched the Blue Economy Development Framework (BEDF). The Framework is a novelty in the area of international ocean governance. It helps (developing) coastal states transition to diverse and sustainable blue economies while building resilience to climate change. This transition starts with data and knowledge collection about the

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Accelerator Asia

Techstars and Eastern Pacific Shipping launch a global MaritimeTech Accelerator in Singapore

Techstars and Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS), a world leading ship management company, announced on the 31st that they are jointly launching a global MaritimeTech accelerator, the EPS MaritimeTech Accelerator Powered by Techstars. Based in Singapore, this new mentorship-driven accelerator program will be Techstars second accelerator in the sovereign city-state. The EPS MaritimeTech Accelerator Powered by

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Bluetech Accelerator
Accelerator Europe

Portugal launches Blutech Accelerator

Bluetech Accelerator is an open innovation program connecting talented startups with key players in the sector to create a pioneering ecosystem of innovation and business acceleration for the Blue Economy sector. The first edition focuses on Ports and Shipping 4.0. Portugal launched the program Bluetech Accelerator on as a startup acceleration and corporate innovation program

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plastic pollution
Accelerator Environmental Europe Region

Investment accelerator: reducing plastic pollution

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million to develop solutions that tackle the environmental crisis of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. Competition closes: Wednesday 13 March 2019 12:00pm Up to £1 million of grant funding and £1 million of private investment is available to support business-led innovation. This is

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North America Accelerator Incubator Region Startups

SeaAhead and CIC Partner to Open Boston’s First Ocean Innovation Hub

SeaAhead and the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) announced today their partnership to open the first dedicated Bluetech Innovation Hub in Boston. The SeaAhead Hub, located at CIC Boston (50 Milk Street), will enable ocean entrepreneurs, growing businesses, investors and corporations — as well as non-profits, the public sector and researchers — to have a central

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Sustainable Ocean Alliance

Sustainable Ocean Alliance Announces $1.5M in funding and releases First State of Our Ocean Annual Report

The Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA), a global non-profit organization that advances the impact of young ocean leaders, announced a $1.5 million donation from Marc and Lynne Benioff. SOA made the announcement at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which takes place from January 22 to January 25, 2019. Founded by Daniela V.

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