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What is Call Blue Economy?

The Call Blue Economy invests between 300 thousand euros and one million euros in innovative, science-based and technological projects in the areas of the economy of the sea that promote innovative solutions to stimulate the competitiveness of the main value chains and the development of the economic growth of this sector.

Your Project Should have:

  1. a fully working prototype and preliminary feedback from the market;

  2. started operations but are not yet at the stage of a robust commercial, manufacturing and sales process.

Your Startup/Company Must be:

  1. Portuguese or with headquarters and activity in Portugal;

  2. companies must be located in the North, Central or Alentejo regions, outside Lisboa e Vale do Tejo, Algarve;

  3. have not been operating for more than 3 years since the of commencement of activity, until the moment of Portugal Ventures investment; 

  4. companies located in the Alentejo region in the development stage (second round) of new products and/or services, with a focus on innovation have operated in any market for less than 7 years since its first commercial sale



Documents - Download

Rules and Regulations

Characteristics of the projects

Non-biding Term Sheet

Application form

Our Timeline

  • Pre-screening: feedback 15 days after online application;

  • Term Sheet proposal: up to 60 days after pre-screening.


Do You Have Any Questions or Doubts?

Please contact us at or through our Ignition Partners Network. Each partner is fully committed to support and guide entrepreneurs in the preparation and qualification of their projects. 

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