The Confederation of European Maritime Technology Societies
"Blue Ocean Innovation 4.0"
“Blue Ocean Innovation 4.0” is now open for entries for 2017
“Blue Ocean Innovation 4.0” focuses on Industry 4.0 early-stage startups involved in big data, advance manufacturing, artificial vision, cloud computing, augmented reality, cybersecurity, cyberphysical systems and/or collaborative robotics, drones, autonomous system, marine energy, smart ship and energy management.
Launched in 2015 by the Professional Body of Naval Architects in Spain (COIN), “Blue Ocean Innovation 4.0” provides maritime startups with operational support, mentorship, and investment, to develop the next generation of technology – based companies in the maritime sector.
“Blue Ocean Innovation 4.0” is a private acceleration programme with the support of the GAIN- “Agencia Gallega de Innovación” that lasts 6 months and takes place in Galicia (Spain). Its objective is to accelerate specialized projects in maritime sector and its transformation into innovative, viable and scalable companies that attract and retain talent. Thus, contributing to strengthen the positioning of the maritime sector and increase its international projection.
Startups may apply from anywhere in the world and will have a strong commitment to relocate to the Galicia. “Blue Ocean Azul Initiative 4.0” will help them market their solutions.