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Blue Economy Digital Innovation Hub to promote the digital and environmental transition, stimulate entrepreneurship, the development of new solutions based on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Big Data solutions, support the testing and demonstration of new solutions, promote the attraction of foreign investment, promote training in digital skills.

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IH SENSORTECH | Bluetech Innovation

Open innovation for blue technology, ignited by Portugal Blue Digital Hub

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TAGUS INNOV | Bluetech Innovation

Open Innovation for Blue Leisure & Tourism, ignited by Portugal Blue Digital Hub

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What we have to offer

For Start-ups and SMEs

Access Portuguese ocean and coastal data, join innovation programs, receive pilot support, use the Blue Tech Test Network, and connect with international investors.

For VCs and funding entities

Engage with top Blue Tech Solutions tested in the Atlantic and connect with entrepreneurs in exclusive sessions for direct private investments.

For the R&D and Academy

Provide lab resources to support start-ups, license IP to SMEs, and join programs to de-risk start-up launches using unexplored IP.

For the Public Administration

Promote advanced digital training for HR and join programs to find innovative solutions and expand your suppliers list.

For the civil society, NGOs and Associations

Follow project activities to ensure ESG compliance and stay updated on innovative solutions to address current challenges.

Corporates

Engage with exciting blue startups and access open innovation services that accelerate the deployment of new digital blue business models, ready to scale-up.

Ambition

Transform Portugal into a European Digital Blue Economy leader by 2030
Accelerating the green and digital transitions in the Blue Economy

Accelerating the green and digital transitions in the Blue Economy

Accelerating the green and digital transitions in the Blue Economy
Strengthening European resilience in the digital, artificial intelligence and blockchain areas

Strengthening European resilience in the digital, artificial intelligence and blockchain areas

Strengthening European resilience in the digital, artificial intelligence and blockchain areas
Contributing to increased sovereignty over the North Atlantic Ocean

Contributing to increased sovereignty over the North Atlantic Ocean

Contributing to increased sovereignty over the North Atlantic Ocean
Reduce technological dependence on other regions of the world

Reduce technological dependence on other regions of the world

Reduce technological dependence on other regions of the world

Work Packages

Work Package 1

Project management and coordination

Work Package 2

Portugal Ocean Big Data Platform and Blue Bio Bank

Work Package 3

AI-Blockchain Platform and Digital Maturity Evaluation Tool

Work Package 4

Acceleration and Incubation Services

Work Package 5

Bluetech Financing and Internationalization Services

Work Package 6

Bluetech Test Network services

Work Package 7

Bluetech Training Services

Work Package 8

Communication and Dissemination

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Consortium

Fórum Oceano
AIR Centre
ISQ
CIIMAR
INESC TEC
Beta-i
DGRM
magellan
Universidade de Aveiro
Escola Superior Náutica Infante D. Henrique
InovaRia
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Yacooba Labs
Instituto Hidrográfico
IPMA
Sines Tecnopolo
Startup Madeira

Results to achieve

  • Start and End

    • 01/04/2024 - 31/12/2025*
  • Eligible expenses and incentive

    • Eligible expenditure - 5,893, 801.93€
    • Incentive - 4,452,626.47€