We are looking for ideas as powerful as the ocean

Blue Bio Value is dedicated to bringing ocean-based, sustainable solutions to a new, blue bioeconomy. We scale up marine bio-based projects and ideas, fostering science-based and biotech innovations to design a better world.

The ocean can be an engine to decarbonise, not just ocean industries, but global economy as a whole. Where the Industrial Revolution represented a paradigm shift, now we need an Environmental Revolution.
Tiago Pitta e Cunha, Oceano Azul Foundation CEO

We can only prosper in the future if we are able to find new business models that ensure a positive impact on people and the planet alongside financial returns. Blue Bio Value is a fast track to transform these promising solutions into successful startups and companies, by unlocking the potential of the natural capital of the ocean.
Luís Jerónimo, Director of the Gulbenkian Sustainable Development Programme

CHALLENGES

Feeding a growing population & ensuring sustainable food systems

Enhancing health & well-being

Mitigation and adaptation to climate change

Addressing resource scarcity & preserving natural ecosystems and biodiversity

Empowering a circular bioeconomy growth model

Reducing plastic production & pollution

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