Business Forums

In parallel with the BLUE DEAL Lab in Athens (EL), a convention (Business Forum) will be organized, where SMEs and organizations involved in the value chain of the blue energy economy will meet and:

  • The structure of the Blue Deal Transfer Protocol will be presented and discussed with private stakeholders such as SMEs and business centres;
  • Participants will have the opportunity to hold individual talks and meetings, looking for opportunities for cooperation etc. (b2b), and SMEs could present their projects to potential investors;
  • SMEs will be informed about funding opportunities such as H2020 or next programming period funding lines. 

All this will lay the basis for the establishment of an operative Transnational BLUE DEAL Alliance.

A second Business Forum will be organized in Valencia (ES), where SMEs and organizations involved in the value chain of the blue energy economy will meet under the auspices of the Transnational BLUE DEAL Alliance and:

  1. The Blue Deal Transfer Protocol will be presented;
  2. Public ceremonies for the adoption of the BLUE DEAL Transfer Protocol by private stakeholders will take place;
  3. Participants will have the opportunity to hold individual talks and meetings, looking for opportunities for concrete cooperation (b2b), and SMEs could present their projects to potential investors; and
  4. SMEs will be informed about funding opportunities such as H2020 or next programming period funding lines.

1º BUSINESS FORUM

The first BLUE DEAL Business Forum will be organized by Dynamic Vision, aiming to transfer BLUE DEAL knowledge and tools to private stakeholders, fostering their interaction and creating opportunities for collaboration.

It will be incorporated into a major event being prepared in Athens in November 2020, the “Circle the MED” (https://www.circlethemed.com). The event is organized by the Hellenic Ministry of the Interior, DG ENV, Dynamic Vision, Avantales while being supported by two Interreg MED projects BLUE DEAL and BLUEfasma, the Hellenic Ministry of Tourism, the Region of Attica, the Hellenic Ministry of Development.

SMEs and organizations involved in the value chain of the blue energy economy will be present in the Conference.

Main scope:

a) The structure of the Blue Deal Transfer Protocol will be presented and discussed with private stakeholders.

b) Participants will have the opportunity to hold individual talks and meetings, looking for opportunities for cooperation, and SMEs could present their projects to potential investors.

c) SMEs will be informed about funding opportunities such as H2020 or next programming period funding lines.

d) Probabilities of mature solutions and technologies for mainstreaming in regions can be explored.