SME Instrument, the European Union’s main funding scheme for innovative small and medium sized companies has received the European Court of Auditors’ stamp of approval ahead its morphing into the European Innovation Council...
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There's no doubt that, to whoever has seen the way startups are being nurtured in the US, the situation in Europe is raising their eyebrow. Is it the red tape? The conservatism and...
Despite the security shortcomings, 5G and IoT are making strides in terms of use cases in the shipping industry. Certainly security issues will be mitigated and the two complementary technologies will boost the...
Rainmaking, a corporate innovation and venture development firm, has acted as a matchmaker in five opportunities, getting maritime giants to work with eight startups as part of its Trade & Transport Impact Programme....
It's not uncommon that new tech will find its way first to niche, high value segments and then become more widely available. With hybrid and electric prime movers there's a more balanced approach,...
Large corporations seem to be in a diversification spree - which makes a lot of sense. After Sony's electric car, Toyota is now announcing that it has developed a fuel cell system for...
The BlueInvest platform supports investment readiness and access to finance for early-stage businesses, SMEs and scale-ups in the blue economy. The deadline to apply is February 27 and on February 4 there is...
Electrification of mobility, including everything sailing, is undoubtedly an elegant approach to solving pollution, reliability and design problems. The power storage issue remains though a relatively big thorn on the side of the...
The number of patent applications for maritime innovation has skyrocketed in the last decade according to new research by Thetius, a UK-based start-up and funding consultancy. It is debatable whether the...
Google published a new data set tool in January 23, 2020. You can search for data in for- and non- profit organizations. Just try a few search terms and you will confront a...