What is the BlueInvest Project Pipeline?

See our showcase of innovative projects and entrepreneurs who are shaping the Blue Economy.

Projects consist of innovative, scalable and sustainable business ventures from traditional and emerging sectors of the maritime economy.

The graphs below provide an overview of the country distribution, sector, and TRL of projects currently listed in the BlueInvest Project Pipeline.


Project Country

Country in which the project is being developed and / or implemented. 

Project Sector

Main blue economy sector the project relates to.

Project TRL

Current technology readiness level of the project. 

KARA Technology

Towards profitability for boat builders after-sales services

  • Coastal and marine tourism

Company behind project
KARA Technology


Problem we are solving
Boating industries are unable to retain margins and clients due to a lack of user-friendly interactions. Boating is complex and owning a boat that needs reparation can be a burden for individuals.

Sustainable Impact on Blue Ecconomy
KARA Technology brings to boat builder a platform and service which help them to turn after-sales into a profit center.

  • TRL 8 - Actual system completed through test and demonstration

Financial NeedsUnder 3M€.

Planned Funding Allocation
  • Improve our R&D: 5
  • Sales and Marketing: 30
  • Operations: 65