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8th cycle of the Blueinvest Readiness Assistance program
Europe

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

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Esteyco Atoms system
Entrepreneurship Europe Ocean energy Region Startups

Esteyco develops ATOMS for offshore wind towers

Esteyco, in its commitment to reducing offshore wind energy costs to make it affordable to society, is developing the engineering works for its new project called ATOMS (Auxiliary Towable Operation and Maintenance System for offshore wind towers) since 1st September 2020. The project is being developed in the Canary Islands, thanks to the European Union

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fuelsave
Environmental Europe Other

Fuelsave reduces fuel consumption and emissions

Fuelsave is one of the projects that are being funded under the Blue economy window call (EMFF-BEW-2019). Shipping accounts for 2.5% of global GHG emissions which, under business-as-usual, will grow by 250% by 2050. With over half of today’s ships continuing to operate beyond 2030, retrofit solutions are urgently needed to meet the challenges we face

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Esteyco's Elisa prototype
North America Ocean energy Startups

Esteyco wins offshore wind solicitation in the USA

Esteyco, in collaboration with NREL (National Renewables Energy Laboratory), has been one of the awardees of the R&D call “Offshore Wind Solicitation 1.0. Round one: Enabling Large Scale Turbines (15 MW)”, from the National Offshore Wind Research&Development Consortium (U.S.). Esteyco presented a self-installing concrete gravity-base substructure sizing for a 15MW turbine. This initiative is part

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The-BlueInvest-coaching-continues-Jalvasub-and-La-Bella-Verde
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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blue-economy-initiative
Europe Funds Investors

Blue Economy initiative to stimulate investment

The European Commission (EC) and the EIF (European Investment Fund) have been making available additional resources through initiatives under the EFSI (European Fund for Strategic Investments) Equity Instrument and InnovFin Equity to further support innovations in the fields of artificial intelligence, blockchain, space technology, impact investing and blue economy. The Addendum to the indicative Annex

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BlueSwell Incubator Program
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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European-Maritime-and-Fisheries-Fund
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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