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BlueInvest and EBI join forces to introduce Blue Economy solutions on March 23rd at 4:00 pm CET

BlueInvest and EBI scouted five European companies that will be showcasing their innovative solutions.

BlueInvest and EBI are delighted to present the 2nd edition of the BlueInvest e-pitch session, which will be held online on March 23rd at 4:00 pm CET

This session features European companies with innovative solutions related to Green Shipping and Ship Repair. 

BlueInvest is an EU initiative to boost innovation and investment in sustainable technologies for the blue economy by supporting readiness and access to finance for early-stage businesses, SMEs, and scale-ups. It is enabled by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund. European Boating Industry (EBI) represents the recreational boating and nautical tourism industry in Europe, which encompasses manufacturing, service, tourism, and infrastructure. EBI's mission is to advance and represent a sustainable boating and nautical tourism industry #MadeInEurope.

We hope to see you on Thursday 23 March at 4:00 PM CET. 

Boatsandgo - Nautical Tourism - Metasearch
BOATSANDGO compares the prices and offers of many websites and finds the right boat at the right price. First search engine for charter yachts, boats rental and boatsharing deals; A search engine designed to help the user to easily organize a boat vacation (like Trivago for hotels); Users can save time, money and go directly to the booking sites; Agreements with hundreds of companies and agencies and compares the offers of 20,000 boats in the Mediterranean and South America sea; Offering a Saas solution for those fleets and operators that are not digitalized at all; In 2021 it won the best startup award on Italian tourism in the Invitalia Factory Impresa. Customers: 300 | TRL: 8 | TAM: €50Bn | SAM: €2Bn | Seed | Next Step: Proof of Market, Commercial Acceleration | B2B - EUR 0,2Mn - Italy

Verve Water Mobility - E-Mobility, Boat Makers, Boat Owners - An integrated, efficient waterjet technology for boats and yachts
Sylents simplifies the integration of waterjet propulsion technology into boats and yachts. Successful proof of concept of the highly integrated and efficient waterjet technology; Integration of Technology with several boat makers: used for the first waterjet powered speed kayak and in one of the first electric speed tenderboats; Partnerships with f.u.n.k.e. Plastics as a technology licensee for an outboard product variant and with Yacht makers Niula and Speedwave that are currently demonstrating the high power propulsion variants; Won several startup awards such as e-pitch Baden-Württemberg, Start-up BW Pre-Seed and was selected into the Blueinvest programme of the European Union.| Customers: 3 | TRL: 7 | TAM: €20,11 Bn | SAM: €1,95 Bn | Next step: Industralisation| Seed | B2B2C, B2B | EUR 0,8Mn - Germany

13 Mari - Maritime, Navy, air transport, wind turbine efficiency improvements - Installing between 15 and 30 composite elements on the hull of a vessel, without compromising it, to improve streamlining.

13 Mari developed an innovative way to reduce vessel resistance, known as drag, energy use, and fuel consumption in the Maritime, also reducing carbon emissions to align with the industry's goals. Won the Captain Table competition; uniquely positioned to conduct sea trials with two of the top seven maritime companies in the world in addition to trials planned with Maritime companies from Hong Kong, USA, Singapore; Conversations are underway about investment with five vessel owning companies so broad support from the industry appears imminentTRL: 7 |TAM: US $6.75Bn p.a. | SAM: US $3.6 bn p.a. |Next step: Proof of Scalability, Proof of Concept| Seed | B2B, B2G | EUR 1Mn - Bulgaria

Vision Anchor - Space & Transport Greening - The world's first video anchor monitoring system. 

The world's first smart anchoring system for boats, making anchoring safer for crews and helping preserve the ocean environment. It's a smart buoy that sends location and visual information straight to the user's smart device.
With additional sensors (temperature, depth, salinity, etc.) we'll be capturing data about the sea in coastal areas for weather modelling, environment research and disaster prediction with our patented solution.
1500 signups; 25k pre-order revenue; My Galileo Solution first prize  Customers: 15 | TAM: €2.5Bn l + 600mil/year sub | Next step: Industralisation | Seed | B2B, B2C, B2B2C | €0.8Mn sought - Slovenia

Toqua - Shipping industry - Software - Physics-informed ML.
At Toqua, the objective is to accelerate the decarbonization of the shipping industry by offering an accurate vessel performance model based on high-frequency data. Euronav's deal; Fundraising in Feb '22; Mutliple subsidies granted  TRL: 6-7 | Next step: Commercial Acceleration, Proof of Scalability| Serie A | B2B | €2Mn sought - Belgium

Rédigé par Yasmine Benkirane le Thursday, March 23rd 2023
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