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. 

ADD Technologies

The ADDWINGSAIL project involves equipping bulk carriers with an Augmented Wind Propulsion (AWP) system:: an innovative and reliable wing enabling cargo ships to easily reduce their fuel consumption by up to 30%.

  • Shipbuilding & Refit

Company behind project


About Us
Antoine Debled (CEO) is a sailor on Mini-Transat since 1998 and accounting expert has been SAP consultant during 25 years.
Franck Létoublon is a business developer and was Financial Director of Coriolis Start-up during 13 years.
Veronique Debled was project Manager in a world company during 35 years

Problem we are solving
ADD Technologies provides an auxiliary wind propulsion system to the maritime industry to help to reduce fuel consumptions and decrease GHG emissions and meet the IMO requirements.
Racing and fishing vessels have been equipped to confirm a best practice, performance and durability.

Sustainable Impact on Blue Ecconomy
Our unique selling point compared with other wind propulsion solutions is to use existing equipment which generate no vessel immobilization and no strutural reinforcement.

  • TRL 7 - System prototype demonstration in a relevant environment

  • Readiness Assistance Beneficiary

Financial NeedsWe're looking for €1,000,000 in capital to obtain the €780,000 Bpifrance grant that will finance 45% of our ADDWINGSAIL project.

Planned Funding Allocation
  • Improve our R&D: 42
  • Sales and Marketing: 24
  • Operations: 7
  • To hire more resources: 28
  • New premises