Living at & with the sea

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A Sustainable and Equitable Blue Recovery to the COVID-19 Crisis

The new Ocean Panel-commissioned report, ‘

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The Blue Economy

The European Parliaments overview over the EUs political frames and initiatives within the Blue Economy.

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Microgrids at large ports

Ports are the sites of major pollution, where large vessels continue to run their engines even while at berth, and heavy-lifting work is being performed by diesel-powe

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Man overboard rescue drones

Between 2011 and 2018, 92 out of 298 people who fell overboard in EU waters died.[1] Survival chances depend on detection, response method, water temperature, and luck

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Thermal-powered platform

Thermal vents on the sea floor provide a source of infinitely renewable power and rare minerals.

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Wave-powered tsunami warning

60,000 people and $4bn in assets are exposed to the global tsunami hazard.[1,2] These numbers are expected to increase due to population growth, migrat

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Game controller for steering

Vessels are operated on a bridge in a large room with a multiple-station setup.

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Offshore container terminal

Today's 22,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) container vessels will be small compared to the 50,000 TEU vessels forecasted 50 years from now.[1] Modifying existing

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Open weather data platform

Experts estimate that fuel consumption can be reduced by up to 5% by optimizing ship speeds and routes to changing weather conditions.[1]

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The Ocean as a Solution to Climate Change

The High-Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (HLP) commissioned the HLP Expert Group to convene an international team of scientists and experts to evaluate the

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Blue Growth Support Norway

Norway is one of the leading ocean economies in the world today. The Norwegian Government regards the maritime industry as a priority sector.

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Blue Growth Support Sweden

Sweden has one of the longest coastlines in Europe and a strong tradition of maritime activities.

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Building Industries at Sea: ‘Blue Growth’ and the New Maritime Economy

This publication, Building Industries at Sea: ‘Blue Growth’ and the New Maritime Economy, l

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Blue Economy and Cities

Blue Economy and Cities is a back

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The Annual Report on the EU Blue Economy

The 2018 Annual Report on the EU Blue Economy describes the scope and progress of the bl

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Wish to be in the Spotlight?

If you have an innovative business idea, an interesting company with a lot of potential, or a great project within the field of Blue Growth, let us know!

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An ECOncrete solution to reduce the ecological footprint in marine areas

ECOncrete is a company that develops, manufactures, and supports concrete products for enhanci

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Dutch Trade and Investment Fund (DTIF)

The Dutch Trade and Investment Fund (DTIF) offers loans, guarantees and export financing for Dutch companies that want to expand their businesses internationally. DTIF

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WBSO (R&D tax credit)

With the WBSO, companies can lower the wage costs for research and development (R&D) and other R&D costs and expenditures, such as prototypes or research equip

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Foresight - Future of the Sea

This report, Foresight Future of the Sea, summarises evidence on social, technological, e

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The Future is Blue Future - Markets in Marine Economy

By 2040, the global demand for energy will increase by more than 50 percent compared to 2010, despite continuously increasing energy efficiency.

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Blue Growth Study - Scenarios and drivers for Sustainable Growth from the Oceans, Seas and Coasts

The starting point for the Blue Growth project is the grounded belief that seas, coa

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