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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October 8, 2019
Blue Bio Value business accelerator – 2nd Edition ACCELERATION PROGRAM DEDICATED TO A NEW BLUE ECONOMY BLUE BIO VALUE SECOND EDITION NEW STARTUP PROJECTS JOINING FROM 9 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES   / 15 companies from 9 nationalities selected for the second edition of the Blue Bio Value Acceleration Program / 5 of the 15 participating startups come from Portugal / Second edition attracted more [...]
October 3, 2019
LUSO Hydrothermal Field declared fully protected, not take marine protected area The LUSO Hydrothermal Field, discovered during the 2018 Oceano Azul Expedition, was declared a no take Marine Protected Area by the Regional Government of the Azores. Already published, the ordinance states that the surrounding area of the LUSO Hydrothermal Field on the underwater mount, the “Gigante”, located 60 miles from Faial, is now a fully [...]
September 17, 2019
September 21, 2019 – International Coastal Cleanup Day The Oceano Azul Foundation supports 70 beach cleanups of marine litter.   Friday, September 20th through Sunday, September 22nd, more than 2,300 volunteers, in over 70 groups, associations and NGOs will mobilize throughout Portugal to clean more than 55 beaches from the north to the south of the country, in partnership with 29 municipalities and parish councils. This year, [...]