Initiative inspired in others of great national and international prominence, as COHiTEC or Y Combinator, aiming to project itself as an international program for blue economy.

Annual contest of ideas (seed phase)Edição anual de concurso internacional de ideias (fase seed)

Involving entrepreneurs with the main focus on students and researchers, betting on a massive spread via academic partners. Involves actions such as awareness-raising roadshows, some free training (teasers), culminating in a round of applications and selection of finalists which are evaluated and invited to submit the project in a final event.

Annual program for startups

It is intended to support intensively for a year, the winners of each annual edition of the contest of ideas, which will have privileged access to the mentors network and MARE STARTUP partners, bringing together academic and technical skills. Advisory Support is given to: i) legal apects; ii) business plans; iii) technical and scientific aspects; iv) identification of financial support programs and funds.

Applications to the Entrepreneurship Support Program– MARE STARTUP

The Entrepreneurship Support Program - MARE STARTUP aims to include companies or business projects in the initial stage of activity in the sea area and of scientific and technological basis. The application for the program will be opened annually.

Regulamento Adesão ao Programa MARE STARTUP (pdf)

Formulário candidatura ao Programa MARE STARTUP (word)