Blue Business and Innovation for a Sustainable Use of the Ocean

Within the scope of the EEA Grants 2014 – 2021 Financial Mechanism, the Directorate-General for Sea Policy (DGPM), Blue Growth Programme Operator, will organize the event Blue Business and Innovation for a Sustainable Use of the Ocean, integrated in the One Sustainable Ocean - Ocean Science & Business2Sea, which takes place in the context of the United Nations Ocean Conference.

The event aims to promote the EEA Grants Blue Growth Programme and demonstrate the results of some of the projects financed in the area of Business, Innovation and SMEs, and how these projects contribute to the 2030 Agenda - Sustainable Development Goals, in particular the ODS14.

The event takes place on June 30th, from 16:45, under the roof of Pavilhão do Conhecimento, in Lisbon.

Free entry, limited to the capacity of the space.

Registrations for access the event venue on the website One Sustainable Ocean - Ocean Science & Business2Sea.




16h45 Welcome

Ruben Eiras, Secretary-General of Fórum Oceano


16h50 Opening Session

Tove Bruvik Westberg, Norwegian Ambassador to Portugal


17h00 Blue Growth Cooperation

Susana Ramos, Head of the National Focal Point

Conceição Santos, Deputy Director for Maritime Policy


17h20 Blue Business and Innovation

Blue Growth Project Pitchs


17h50 Closing Session

José Maria Costa, Secretary of State of Maritime Affairs


18h00 End of Session

Cocktail reception (Guests Only)