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The World Ocean Council is partnering with the City and the Port of Barcelona to develop a global Blue Economy hub, headquartered in Barcelona, Spain. In celebration of this new partnership, World Ocean Council will host two high-impact ocean events in this vibrant port city: the much-anticipated return of theContinue 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

AspBAN will connect 391 ports around the globe

The project AspBAN, “Atlantic Smart Ports Blue Acceleration Network”, by Forum Oceano and Beta-i, was selected by EU’s DG Mare to set up a platform of acceleration services in ports in the Atlantic ocean. Led by the collaborative innovation consultancy Beta-i and co-lead by Forum Oceano, the entity responsible forContinue Reading

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BOld and Moonshot have signed an LOI (letter of intent) to establish the bases and joint lines of work between the participants to develop and commercialise the “Bold Moonshot” ecosystems within the Moonshot software platform. BOld (Blue Ocean Leading Drivers) contributes with its knowledge and experience in acceleration environments and a proven methodology inContinue Reading

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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 toContinue Reading