A new Blue Entrepreneurship Programme aims to foster ground breaking enterprise ideas in the Blue Overall economy sector across the European Union’s Atlantic member states, which includes Eire, France and Spain.
30 candidates with organization concepts relevant to the maritime environment will be picked by the MarENet consortium to be section of this on the internet education and mentoring programme, which will operate from March to October this yr.
The programme aims to improve the understanding and abilities of all associated, as well as deliver them with the needed equipment to pursue their ideas and flip them into jobs with actual potential.
Fifteen undertaking proposals will also have the possibility to just take park in a ‘Blue Hackathon’ party in Cork this June, subject matter to pandemic constraints.
This will give participants the prospect to interact with marketplace, academic and study institutions, confederations and associations as perfectly as other marine stakeholders.
At the closing phase, the a few winners at the Blue Hackathon will acquire near help to recognize probable funding opportunities and will be guided to produce synergies with the market to set their strategies into observe.
Speaking about the programme, Yvonne O’Byrne from Munster Technological College claimed: “It is a superb possibility for budding business owners in the maritime sector to obtain assistance and schooling to aid them in pursuing their small business tips.
“I assume all through the past 12 months, a lot of us have taken some time to reflect on our professions and I’m guaranteed there are many individuals out there working or intrigued in the maritime marketplace with a terrific notion for a new enterprise but not absolutely sure what to do following. This programme, which is totally totally free of cost, is a excellent very first step.”
If you have a business enterprise thought that responds to some of the challenges of the marine setting or maritime market, use currently by filling out the on line application kind. Registration closes on Sunday 28 February 28.
To understand far more about what the MarENet entrepreneurship programme involves and how you can get included, down load the brochure Here.
The MarENet consortium, led by the University of Vigo – Campus do Mar, includes Munster Technological University (MUT) and the Irish Maritime Development Workplace Vigo Port Authority, Naval Cluster Affiliation of Galicia (ACLUNAGA), Spanish Fisheries Confederation (CEPESCA) and Institute for Sustainable Business enterprise Advancement (ICSEM) in Spain and the College of La Rochelle in France. The MarENet job is co-financed by the European Commission’s European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF).