Read the news articles from Blue Cluster about innovative activities and expertise in the sustainable blue economy.
06 December 2023
Realise your growth plans with the SME growth subsidy
Do you have ambitious plans in the field of digitisation, innovation, internationalisation or sustainable and circular entrepreneurship? Could you use some financial support for those plans? Sign up for the new SME growth subsidy call from VLAIO.
01 December 2023
Sixteenth project call of Blue Cluster
Our sixteenth project call has been open since 1 December. Project proposals can be submitted until 2 Feburary. The present call is open to all innovation domains of Blue Cluster and to all project types, including completely new cSBE projects. Feasibility studies can be submitted throughout the year.
30 November 2023
Find out more about hybrid offshore connections
The CORDOBA project, which focuses on sustainable design and operation of hybrid offshore connections and offshore grids, will end at the end of December. Several scientific publications have already been published on the project.
20 November 2023
Wanted: new Project Manager / Project Officer
Are you looking for a new challenge and are you fascinated by innovation? Are you interested in or do you feel a connection with the sea? Then perhaps you have got what it takes to become our new Project Manager / Project Officer.
17 November 2023
Financial support for seaweed projects
Do you have an original idea for an innovative project that can accelerate the growth of the seaweed sector? Register for the Global Seaweed Coalition's new Call For Proposals and obtain financial support for your project.
15 November 2023
Discover the offshore wind energy industry in Belgium
Many Belgian companies are directly or indirectly active in the offshore wind sector. Until recently, it was not so easy to get a clear overview of all these actors. On the new website BluePowered.be you can now find a detailed breakdown of the Belgian supply chain.
13 November 2023
More biodiversity thanks to the Princess Elisabeth island
To secure the Belgian energy supply in the future, a genuine energy island will be built off the Belgian coast. During the construction of the island, concrete measures will be taken to strengthen biodiversity in the Belgian North Sea.
06 November 2023
Boost your SME with ELBE's financial training support
Are you an SME operating in the field of offshore renewable energy? Then you have an opportunity to receive about €13 500 in financial support for training and education thanks to the ELBE Eurocluster project. Apply and let your ambitions shine.
31 October 2023
Blue Cluster travels to Australia
From October 23 to 27, various members and partners of Blue Cluster took part in an economic mission to Australia. This was an excellent opportunity to put the flourishing blue economy in Flanders on the international map.
25 October 2023
Multi-use as a basis for a sustainable blue economy
The partners in the eMSP-NBSR project recently met in Stockholm to discuss the implementation of multi-use and the creation of mariparks in the North Sea and Baltic Sea area. A report outlining their most important findings is now available.
16 October 2023
Bio-builders for a more resilient coast
Can mussel reefs help us increase the resilience of the Belgian coast? The partners in the Coastbusters project figured it out and presented their findings during the Coastbusters Day. The project's final report is now also available online.