Calling all marine startups: Join Blue Bio Value Acceleration to scale your business, and win €45K! (Sponsored)

Applications are now open for Blue Bio Value Acceleration’s 4th Edition! This programme reinforces the commitment to scale up marine bio-based startups, fostering science-based and blue biotech innovations to design a better world.

Since its launch, in 2018, Blue Bio Value has accelerated a total of 42 startups from 15 different countries, raising over €7 million to further develop their projects. Sign up before July 26th!

The 7-week programme will take place between October and November. The final two weeks are in Lisbon, and costs are covered by Blue Bio Value Acceleration.

Who are they looking for?

Are you protecting the marine environment? Are you using any blue bio based resources in a sustainable way?

The programme is looking for early-stage impact ventures from around the world with projects that represent a business opportunity along the value chain of marine bioresources, including, but not limited to, biotechnology-based projects.

What’s in it for you?

  • Mentorship and high level networking
  • Develop a profitable and sustainable business model
  • 1 to 1 Meetings with investors
  • Final prize: €45K Award

Why Blue Bio Value?

Blue Bio Value Acceleration believe that the answers to some of today’s greatest societal challenges can be found in the ocean. With the emergence of innovative industries based in marine bio-resources, they see a shift from the environmentally destructive maritime economies of the past, towards a sustainable blue economy. Blue Bio Value empowers ocean-based solutions to contribute to this new economic model.

Blue Bio Value Acceleration is promoted by Oceano Azul Foundation and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation powered by MAZE Impact and in partnership with Blue Bio Alliance.

Find out more information and apply for the programme here before July 26th! Good luck!