BLUEBIO ALLIANCE (BBA), the portuguese association for the marine bio-resources and blue biotechnology sector, has around 100 associates from across the value chain, covering research centers, universities, startups, SMEs, large companies, but also all the societal key players and agencies as well as support structures to this value chain. BBA mission is to promote and develop the blue bioresources sector, leading to more jobs and value creation. BBA has an extended international industry and market network in the blue bioresources and marine biotech field to which it can extend its actions to. It plays a key role in connecting the different stakeholders in the blue value chain and fosters entrepreneurship and innovation for blue products market development and expansion.


MAZE Impact is a European impact investing company based in Portugal created in 2013. MAZE Impact invests in effective solutions that solve social and environmental challenges and supports entrepreneurs in expanding their solutions to the European market through an impact investing fund, acceleration programs and through working with the public sector to improve the impact of social service delivery.


BGI is a world-class deep tech accelerator, spin out of MIT Portugal Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program. In last 11 years of existence, BGI has 7 exits, 1 unicorn, and close to 300 million euros raised by our alumni. BGI delivers education, acceleration, and open innovation programs in Portugal, the USA, and for European Commission through the European Institute of Innovation and Technology.

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