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

ecological-engineering river meets the sea
Biotechnology Environmental Events

Ecological Engineering of Marine Infrastructure for Biosecurity webinar

The World Ocean Council (WOC) – the lead GloFouling Project Partner for engaging the global ocean business and investment community – invites interested parties to the GloFouling webinar: “Ecological Engineering of Marine Infrastructure for Biosecurity”Date: 20 August 2020Time: 9:00 am (BST)Registration: webinar is open to all participants without charge. The webinars are part of the GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling Partnerships Project which is working to

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Accelerator Biotechnology Other

Blue Bio Value business accelerator program

Blue Bio Value is a business program dedicated to the blue bioeconomy and they want you to be a part of it. They scale up marine biobased solutions to global market applications in different industries, resorting to science-based and biotech innovations, while helping to tackle important societal challenges. With the emergence of new, innovative industries

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Origin by ocean refines algae, raised M€2
Biotechnology Startups

Origin by Ocean’s first seed financing round raised M€2

Origin by Ocean successfully closed its first seed financing round in May 2020, raising M€2 (2 million Euros). Origin by Ocean is tackling the Baltic Sea eutrophication problem with an innovative solution. The company wants to refine algae into bio-based raw materials that can be used in novel ways in detergent products and cosmetics. Funds

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3d printed coral
Aquaculture & Fisheries Biotechnology Environmental Europe Ocean energy

3D printed coral to help energy production and coral reefs

Cambridge University and University of California San Diego researchers have 3D printed coral structures and used them as incubators for algae growth. They tested various types of microalgae and found growth rates were 100x higher than in standard liquid growth mediums. These 3D printed coral-inspired structures that are capable of growing dense populations of microscopic

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Biotechnology Other

Alternatives to fish: fish without fishing or farming

Today we are having a look at some alternatives to fish and seafood, either vegan or cell-grown that several startups offer. We’d like to taste them, but some pictures will have to do, for now. Cell-grown seafood Finless Foods is a food startup working toward a world where everyone has access to seafood, without the

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Biotechnology Startups

BlueNalu Secures $20 Million in Series A Financing

BlueNalu, a food company producing seafood directly from fish cells, has announced the successful completion of its $20 million Series A round of funding. This financing will enable BlueNalu to develop a good manufacturing practices (GMP) pilot production facility in San Diego, expand its world-class team, implement strategic alliances for global operations and distribution, and

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Biotechnology Europe Startups

Lamps with bioluminescent micro-organisms 

Glowee is a living lighting energy from Lamps with bioluminescent micro-organisms, coming directly from the sea, at the crossroads of biomimicry and biotechnology, ready to revolutionize our way to produce, consume and light. Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light by some living organisms. In contrast to fluorescence, bioluminescence does not require external lighting

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Aquaculture & Fisheries Biotechnology Europe Events Ocean energy Startups

BlueInvest Awards winners announced

The BlueInvest Awards winners were announced during the BlueInvest Day. Throughout the day, the candidates to the BlueInvest Awards made their pitches. They were 20 of Europe’s top start-ups and SMEs in the Blue Economy. Pitches were live-streamed for maximum exposure to potential clients and partners. The finalists went through undergo pitch coaching and feedback

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Biotechnology Europe Events Mentoring

ALLIANCE+ matchmaking & pitching event & workshop for (new) mentors

Become part of the Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance Accelerator – the innovation network + accelerator for blue biotech in the Baltic. Join the matchmaking event dedicated for commercial & scientific organisations and individuals from the field of blue biotechnology and related fields.   The Alliance+ extension project aims to open the Alliance network to blue

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