Who are we looking for?

Blue Bio Value Ideation is looking for projects complying with the following criteria:

  • Intentionally aiming to create positive impact in the marine world, using sustainable and responsible sourcing and/or production methods.
  • STEM projects’ teams aiming to start or further develop an R&D project in blue biotechnology.
  • Projects that can demonstrate high potential as viable market applications.
  • Projects with at least two members involved.

We are looking for R&D STEM projects that represent a business opportunity along the value chain of marine bioresources, including, but not limited to, biotechnology-based projects that tackle one of the following challenges:

Feeding a growing population & ensuring sustainable food systems

Improving 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