BlueFIN 22

Date and location to be announced soon!!
BlueFIN 22 is the annual Global Blue Finance Summit hosted by World Ocean Council.

Invitation: Go in depth on the EIC Accelerator

Through EIC Accelerator, Europe will promote companies with groundbreaking ideas and global market potential. Together with Innovation Norway and other clusters, we invite you to a workshop where we go in depth and see what it takes to get funding.

Second Pan-European Cruise Dialogue

European Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius will host the second ‘Pan-European Cruise Dialogue’ in Brussels. It will carry on the tradition and build on the achievements of previous cruise dialogues, organised by the European Commission since 2015. Opportunities and challenges of sustainable cruise tourism for the years to come will be discussed.


Kaleido Tech is organising in the framework of AspBAN Project a TECH DAY INTO BLUE ECONOMY VALUE CHAIN event. The event will take place on 23rd of September 2022 in Vigo (Spain) and it will aim to analyse what Open Innovation is and how it can function as an engine of business development. It will bring together experts and executives from Ports and numerous companies from industrial sectors, including logistics, fishing and aquaculture. The event has been included in the activities carried out by EMD in My Country.

9th Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference

The Conference will be organised as a hybrid event that will be held on the 1st and 2nd of December 2022 at the Palacio de Congresos in Cadiz, Spain and online.


The Atlantic Smart Ports Blue Acceleration Network (AspBAN) Bootcamp took place from January 23rd to 2 5th at Instituto Hidrográfico - Marinha Portuguesa in Lisbon. This event brought together startups, ports, corporates, investors, mentors, and entrepreneurs to foster collaboration within the Blue Economy ecosystem. The AspBAN project has been named a 'flagship project' by the European Commission, as it is the first project of its kind to be implemented in Europe, and with high strategic…

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𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐀𝐬𝐩𝐁𝐚𝐧 𝐬𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐢𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐫! “𝐼𝑛𝑛𝑜𝑣𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑖𝑠 𝑎𝑛𝑦 𝑐ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑔𝑒 𝑏𝑖𝑔 𝑜𝑟 𝑠𝑚𝑎𝑙𝑙 𝑡ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑚𝑎𝑘𝑒𝑠 𝑎 𝑑𝑖𝑓𝑓𝑒𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑒”- Thomas Smith Come join us on the online Sharing Day together with Ana Pinela, (AspBan project leader), Ignacio Serra Viedma (Port of Algeciras) Julia Coppla, (Port of Bilbao) Tiago Fernandes, (Port of Lisbon), Elisa Oyonarte Gómez (Port of Seville) and Karolina Iwanowicz (Kaleido) who will be sharing the outcomes, challenges, pilot intentions and next steps after…

Final Event

The highly anticipated conclusion of the flagship project, AspBAN (Atlantic Smart Ports Blue Acceleration Network), is just around the corner. The CINEA - European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (D3.1-Sustainable Blue Economy), DG MARE from the European Commission (Unit A3- Sea basin strategies, Maritime Regional Cooperation and Maritime Security), and Beta-i • collaborative innovation-i are delighted to invite you to the Final Conference: "Atlantic Smart Ports Blue Acceleration Network: Investing in Innovation for Sustainable…

SEArica event

In 2021, the European Commission published its Communication on the Sustainable Blue Economy and its TEN-T proposal, which established both the funding priorities and the transport infrastructure standards within the European Union for the years to come. Both pieces of legislation have the merit of putting ports as prominent infrastructure for the sustainable future of the EU, both in terms of greening maritime transport and having a role as hubs of the sustainable blue economy. In this context, the seminar will assess how…


This Project has received funding from the European Union under grant agreement No.: EMFF-APC-2020-AspBAN-101033749.