THE FIRST VIRTUAL BLUE DEAL TESTING LAB OF THE INTERREG MED BLUE DEAL PROJECT
On Tuesday, June 16, BLUE DEAL Project has held its first BLUE DEAL Testing Lab virtually with the presence of 37 members of universities, sectoral agencies, business support organizations, SMEs, interests groups and national public authorities, from 7 countries.
The BLUE DEAL TESTING LABs are 2 virtual workshops where partners cooperate to develop and test Blue Energy design and planning processes and implement open innovation initiatives for blue energy deployment in the Mediterranean Area. On June 16th the first Lab has been focused on Malta. A first attempt to test the possibility of including Blue Energy in the planning of coastal areas has been discussed among BLUE DEAL partners.
BLUE DEAL Labs (BDL) are events conceived to increase the knowledge related to the possibilities offered by the exploitation of marine energies and include participatory activities to develop concrete cooperation mechanisms between SMEs, public authorities, knowledge institutions and civil society, in line with MED investment priorities.