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. 

Hydro Volta

Water desalination solution

  • Ocean pollution & water management

Company behind project


About Us
George Brik/CEO: he has more than 20 years of experience & knowledge in the water treatment field and managed many water treatment companies linked to PWG and GE Betz. Yousef Yousef/Cofounder: An innovator at heart with an entrepreneurial mindset, His vision has lead him to the Advisory Board of the European Innovation Council. Lisa Brand/Co-founder/CCO: She has years of experience in sales and business development in the water quality industry, as a coordinator in 2 European Funded projects under the 7th Framework. Maxime Corvilain/CINO: PhD in membrane technology and 6 year’s experience of discovering sustainable and practical solutions for water treatment problems while reducing the chemical footprint.

Problem we are solving
Encourages sustainable use of maritime resources

Sustainable Impact on Blue Ecconomy
The current competitive membrane desalination technology is reverse osmosis; it has a 69% market share.
Thanks to our patent our competitive advantages are: We can produce 70% more drinkable water from seawater. We can reuse up to 95% of brackish water from cooling towers. We can reduce the water treatment OPEX cost with 35% for sea and brackish water.

  • TRL 7 - System prototype demonstration in a relevant environment

  • Readiness Assistance Beneficiary

Financial Needs1750000.00

Planned Funding Allocation
  • Other, please specify