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.


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Selection Criteria:

Your company is EU-based or from an eligible sea basin region (Georgia, Turkey, Ukraine, Moldova, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Libya, Mauritania, United Kingdom, or Norway)

Your project TRL is 4 or higher

Your project sector is in one of the 10 blue economy sectors identified for this initiative

Your solution has a clear sustainable impact on the blue economy

Your project is looking for investment

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. 

A scalable seaweed-for-food cultivation & processing blueprint

Scaling up the seaweed for food production in EU

  • Aquaculture

Company behind project
The Seaweed Company


Problem we are solving
Regenerative algae cultivation and production need to be upscaled throughout the EU, and the markets for food algae applications need to be developed and mainstreamed

Sustainable Impact on Blue Ecconomy
We facilitate commercial seaweed production at scale with a cost-competitive, decentral farming model. Through a seaweed-for-food cultivation & processing blueprint to enable 50+ seaweed farming sites across Europe with 350tons+/yr outputs
- Replicable, commercial & sustainable business model across European waters
- Enable 100+ seaweed farming entrepreneurs, local food value chains and supporting ecosystem
- Unlock a powerful seaweed farming revolution in Europe with a scalable, positive impact

  • TRL 7 - System prototype demonstration in a relevant environment

Financial NeedsEUR 10-30mln

Planned Funding Allocation
  • Improve our R&D: 20
  • Sales and Marketing: 10
  • Other, please specify: 70