BLUE DEAL kick off meeting
On 18th and 19th of December 2019, more than 35 experts gathered at the headquarters of ENEA (Italian National Agency for new technologies, energy and sustainable economic development) in Rome to celebrate the kick off of the BLUE DEAL Interreg MED project. During the meeting Partners took the opportunity to organize upcoming activities, coordinate work and establish the objectives of this ambitious project.
BLUE DEAL is a European project co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund based on the capitalization of Blue Energy (BE).
The project aims to increase transnational activity of innovative clusters and networks of the BE sector, develop links and synergies between SME`s, public authorities, knowledge institutions and civil society and establish transnational and regional Blue Deal Alliances.
This project will create a favorable environment for BE investments and for developing sustainable actions in the Mediterranean economy.
With a budget of 2.8 million euros and 32 months of work ahead, BLUE DEAL integrates 13 partners from 7 countries and 9 different regions around the Mediterranean.