Maritime news related to North America from BlueOceanMag the online magazine for innovation in the maritime sector.

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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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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protection of marine mammals
Europe Investors North America Ocean energy Other Region Startups

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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Ocean turbine parts produced using additive manufacturing
North America Other

Ocean turbine parts produced using additive manufacturing

Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, has collaborated with the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) in Canada, to produce two ocean turbine parts using additive manufacturing (AM) for industrial design firm Biome Renewables. Renishaw helped manufacture a PowerCone® retrofit that co-rotates with the turbine’s rotor and curved propellers to reduce drag. Using metal AM to produce

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Accelerator Environmental Mentoring North America Ocean energy

Offshore Wind Challenge to Accelerate Technologies that Protect Marine Life

 Greentown Labs, one of the largest cleantech incubators in North America, and Vineyard Wind, developer of the first utility-scale offshore wind energy generation facility in the United States, are now accepting applications for the Offshore Wind Challenge. Greentown Labs and Vineyard Wind are seeking submissions from startups that are innovating in marine mammal monitoring, either surrounding data collection and

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PEI BioAlliance representative of the Ocean Startup Project
Accelerator North America

PEI BioAlliance representative of the Ocean Startup Project

The PEI BioAlliance (Prince Edward Island BioAlliance) has been introduced as PEI’s representative of the Ocean Startup Project, a collaborative regional partnership to grow the number of startups in Atlantic Canada that are focused on ocean industries. The nearly $7-million-dollar partnership, is called the Ocean Startup Project and it intends to nurture homegrown startups, attract

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reclaimed ocean plastic and hemp packaging
Environmental North America Startups

Reclaimed ocean plastic and hemp packaging

Yesterday, we talked about products made from recycled ocean plastics and it seems today we have to add one more company to the list: Sana Packaging a startup the makes its products from hemp and reclaimed ocean plastic. The Denver-based company make its cannabis packaging using plant-based hemp plastic, recycled ocean plastic, and other sustainable

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canada helps its maritime startups
Investors North America Startups

Canada helps its maritime startups

Three Nova Scotia-based organizations announced they are undertaking new projects to further the momentum in the ocean sector, bring new employment to the Greater Halifax area and strengthen Canada’s position as a global leader in sustainable ocean practices. The work undertaken by DeNova Inc., the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE) and Sedna Technologies Inc., will result

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HATCH aquaculture startups
Accelerator Aquaculture & Fisheries Asia Europe North America

HATCH is looking for aquaculture startups

Aquaculture investor HATCH is inviting applications for its fourth accelerator programme, which offers 10 companies mentorship, financing of up to $130 000 ($75 000 in cash. $55 000 are in-kind services, including the program) and industry access. The company is looking for seed or pre-seed startups with innovative and scalable solutions for relevant aquaculture problems.

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Accelerator Events North America

WeWork Labs Presents: Maritime Blue Innovation Accelerator Launch Event

The Maritime Blue Innovation Accelerator event will take place on January 21st at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Location: Pier 69, Seattle, USA. After reviewing over 100 applications, Washington Maritime Blue, the Port of Seattle, and WeWork Labs announced the 11 companies selected to participate in a highly competitive, impact-focused Maritime Blue Innovation Accelerator event, launching January

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