Mar+Invest and Global Fund for Coral Reefs

MAR+Invest is a blended finance mechanism with strong monitoring and evaluation of impacts, business acceleration and a capacity building program to enable conditions for a sustainable ocean-based economy in the Mesoamerican Reef (MAR). It will invest in market-based initiatives that make a positive contribution to the health and resilience ofContinue Reading

rice in the ocean

Alora is a startup that is trying to grow rice in the ocean. To do that, they are developing oceanic salt-tolerant rice (but they plan to expand it to other crops like grains, leafy greens, and herbs). Founded in 2019 as Agrisea, the company – now known as Alora –Continue Reading

Blueinvest awards jury

The 2022 BlueInvest Day took place on Monday 28 March 2022 in Brussels (both in person as well as online) and during the day several companies took part in the Pitch Battle that lead to the winners of the BlueInvest Awards. The event featured the European Commissioner Virginius Sinkevičius andContinue Reading

220221 navalia 2022 08cf21bd NAVALIA has opened visitors’ registration for its eighth edition

Organizers hope sanitary conditions will be favourable for those dates and will allow achieving high attendance figures. The International Shipbuilding Exhibition, NAVALIA, has just opened visitors’ registration for its eighth edition. Throughout the month of January, the organizers have received numerous inquiries about how to register, which is why weContinue Reading

Combiro BOld Agreement

Seoul-based Combiro and Madrid-based BOld have signed an agreement that will benefit their startups and accelerated companies to grow. Both Combiro and Bold have very similar objectives and work with scalable, revenue-generating, internationally focused and technology-based startups. Combiro supports Korean promising technologies and companies not only national-wide but also worksContinue Reading

white lighthouse on brown rocky hill near body of water

With an initial endowment of 3 M€, a new accelerator of the CDP Venture Capital Network is born in Taranto: Faros. It has several institutional and corporate partners and will select eight pre-seed and seed startups that work to safeguard the sea. The first call will close on February 15th.Continue Reading

medusa phase I Medusa 300 Phase I project successfully achieves a milestone

The MEDUSA 300 Phase I Project has achieved its milestone related to: scaling, optimization and design of technology demonstrators. The follow-up meeting took place at the offices of the General Sub-Directorate of Planning, Technology and Innovation (SDG PLATIN) of the Ministry of Defense. MEDUSA–the temporary union of companies JALVASUB EngineeringContinue Reading

auv zeroevtol hydrogen powered

The UAV ZEROeVTOL® is an unmanned aircraft or Air Self (Autonomous Aircraft, AAV) capable of vertical takeoff and landing, with electric propulsion (eVTOL) and zero emissions (ZEROe), incorporating an efficient energy system based on hydrogen and ammonia technology. This is a device consisting of a “steerable motor with propeller flap”Continue Reading