Webinar & Matchmaking on Blue Growth

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Combining synergies for partnerships in project applications

Considering Blue Growth Programme open calls in the area of the Bussiness Development, Innovation and SMEs, the Directorate General for Maritime Policy (DGPM) will organize a Webinar & Matchmaking, in collaboration with the donor states of Norway and Iceland, respectively, Innovation Norway and Rannís. Also participating, the Portuguese Business Association and Business Iceland, institutions of the Enterprise Europe Network, with strong connections with the entrepreneurial sector of their countries.


The objectives of this event are to present the Blue Growth Programme, to promote bilateral partnerships and to identify cooperation opportunities between companies in Portugal and potential partners in Norway and Iceland, operating in the Blue Economy sector, for project applications to the open calls:




Opening session

10.00 Helena Vieira, Director-General for Maritime Policy (DGPM)

10.10 Susana Ramos, Head of National Focal Point, Portugal

10.20 Paulo Vaz, Administrator of Portuguese Business Association (AEP)

10.30 Tove Bruvik Westberg, Ambassador of Norway


Blue Grow Programme Presentation

10.45 Sandra Silva, Head of Programme Operator, DGPM

11.00 Magnar Ødelien, Innovation Norway

11.15 Thor Sigfusson, Founder and Chairman of Iceland Ocean Cluster


Promotors Presentation

11.30 Filipe Vilas-Boas, Co-founder of Sea4Us presenting Bluebiotech4Pain

11.35 Helena Abreu, Managing Director of AlgaPlus presenting SølKelp

11.40 João Correia, Co-founder of Flying Sharks presenting Mobile Station