Blue Bio Value 2nd Edition

April 15, 2019 10:14 am

Blue Bio Value is a business accelerator program dedicated to the blue bioeconomy that aims to 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.


The program strangly believes that new, innovative marine bio resources industries are emerging, changing the old maritime economies of the past into a new paradigm of a natural resources friendly blue economy. This economy will be critical to the sustainability of the oceans and seas, preserving them for the next generations and this program is a contribution to accelerate its development.


The program is seeking innovative projects that represent a business opportunity along the value chain of marine bioresources, including, but not limited to, biotechnology based projects.


The program is looking for applications from across the globe to be part of the mission to accelerate the transition to a global and sustainable blue bioeconomy while promoting a productive and healthy ocean. Applications are open from May 21st to June 21st.


Blue Bio Value is promoted by Oceano Azul Foundation and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in collaboration with Fábrica de Startups, Bluebio Alliance and Faber Ventures.



The Blue Bio Value is supporting the transition of global industries to a sustainable path, in such areas as:

  • Food and Beverages

  • Agriculture, Fishery and Aquaculture

  • Textiles, Apparel and Footwear

  • Healthcare and Well-Being

  • Paper and Pulp

  • Automotive Industry

  • Construction and Other Industrial Sectors


Learn more and apply here.