Innovation for the development of Blue Energies in the Mediterranean

The InnoBlueGrowth transnational capitalization event "Innovation for the development of maritime energies in the Mediterranean" will take place next November 27-28 2017 in Naples, Italy.

The mains aims of this event are:

  • To better know and exploit the knowledge resulting from MAESTRALE, PELAGOS, and other projects on blue energies;
  • To increase the visibility of the Blue Growth community and its impact on the policy making process at regional, local, national and Mediterranean level, with specific focus on issues related to:
    • Investments and synergies for technology funding, including the combination of grants and financial engineering;
    • Integrated Coastal Zone Management/Maritime Spatial planning, and social acceptance, in line with the implementation of the EU Directive on Maritime Spatial Planning;
    • Environmental sustainability, components, and natural capital assessment;
    • Awareness raising and education for blue growth;
  • To meet Experts from the blue energy sector for peer-reviewing;
  • To exchange innovation and funding best practices in the blue energy sector.

A study visit to the wave energy plant in the Port of Naples will also take place in order for all participants to witness and get a concrete idea about its functioning as well as its cost added-value, impacts, and various uses.