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. 

Boatsandgo

Search engine that compares rental, charter and boatsharing deals

  • Coastal and environmental protection and regeneration

Company behind project
Boatsandgo

Italy

About Us
Luciano Pergola, CEO, Co- Founder, professional sailboat skipper for 15+ years
Antonio Amendola, Project Manager, Co- Founder, Aeronautical Engineer with 20+ years of experience in the industry with relevant experience in international team work and project management.
Roberta Gasparro, COO, skilled digital marketer with experience in tourism and nautical markets. Content creator, copy and social media manager.


Problem we are solving
when somebody wants to rent a boat, most likely will search on internet, they will find out that there are several options: rental, charter, boatsharing. for each of these options hundreds of companies are offering their services. It's increasingly difficult to make a confident choice.

Sustainable Impact on Blue Ecconomy
Boatsandgo helps to compare all the available deals and put the users directly in touch with the offering company. It helps to boost the relevance of the sharing economy within the blue tourism. Boatsandgo also provides a SaaS for micro and small companies operating in blue tourism (rental but also excursions, divers, experiences) to degitalise their business with a freemium entry level.

TRL
  • TRL 7 - System prototype demonstration in a relevant environment



Financial NeedsBetween EUR 0.5m-3m

Planned Funding Allocation
  • Improve our R&D: 33
  • Sales and Marketing: 33
  • To hire more resources: 33