Blue Bio Value

Blue Bio Value



Blue Bio Value is dedicated to bringing ocean-based, sustainable solutions to a new, blue bioeconomy. Via our two programs, Acceleration and Ideation, we scale up marine bio-based projects and ideas, fostering science-based and biotech innovations to design a better world. We believe that the answers to some of today’s greatest societal challenges can be found in the ocean. With the emergence of innovative industries based in marine bio-resources, we see a shift from the environmentally destructive maritime economies of the past, towards a sustainable blue economy. Blue Bio Value empowers ocean-based solutions and ideas to contribute to this new economic model. Acceleration: Since its launch in 2018, Blue Bio Value has accelerated a total of 42 startups from 15 different countries. We seek unique and innovative startups that represent a business opportunity along the value chain of marine bioresources, including, but not limited to, biotechnology-based projects. 2021 marks the 4th edition of Blue Bio Value’s startup accelerator program. Ideation: These 48-hour open innovation sessions focus on the creation and development of ideas and bridging the gap between academic research and the market. The Ideation program fosters science-based and biotech innovations by bringing together students, researchers and alumni in the fields of Science, Tech, Engineer and Management. Applications for the 2021 Porto and Lisbon sessions are now open.


Belem statement areas
Ocean Resources
Ocean Technology
Time frame
2018 - Ongoing


Raquel Gaião Silva
BlueBio Alliance