Lisbon Center for Ocean Innovation

A new role for Lisbon on the ocean's themes.

Our goal

Within the Pillar of Capacity Building the Foundation is deemed to put forward actions that may contribute to the development of an environmentally sustainable new blue economy.

Initiative status
Stage 1 : Proposal
Initiative keywords
  • Bioeconomy
  • Environment
  • Lisbon
  • Ocean
  • Role
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Impact

Establish a new innovation centre based in Lisbon to host start-up companies focused on developing new and sustainable solutions for new uses of the sea, based on marine bioresources and marine biotechnology. The Lisbon Innovation Centre will provide support in areas like training, management, intellectual property and will promote the link between the scientific area and companies. This Program wishes to attract also international start-ups, creating an ecosystem of cross-fertilization.

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February 4, 2020
RISE UP – a blue call to action RISE UP Civil society’s Blue Call to Action for the ocean in 2020   On February 5th, members of civil society and philanthropic organisations handed over “RISE UP- A Blue Call to Action” to Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations. “RISE UP – A Blue Call to Action”, is a joint call to urge governments [...]
November 23, 2019
COOL – Clean Ocean Organizations Convention On November 23, 2019 at Oceanário de Lisboa, the Oceano Azul Foundation hosted 58 organizations from throughout Portugal dedicated to tackling the problem of marine litter and protecting the Ocean. This gathering of organizations who work to remove marine litter on beaches and waterways throughout Portugal, shared best practices, experiences, knowledge, and ideas about the [...]
November 22, 2019
BLUE AZORES – Scientific Report – The Best Kept Secret in the Atlantic Scientific report The waters around the Azores Archipelago contain some of the most important island, open-water, and deep-sea environments in the Atlantic. Despite its importance, this invaluable, fragile, and irreplaceable blue natural capital is under threat and needs to be protected. To launch the Blue Azores Program, two scientific expeditions were carried out in the [...]