• Tuesday 28, Sep 2021

EMFAF Call - Black Sea blue economy investment and innovation capacity building pilot

The call for the Flagship projects promoting a sustainable blue economy through regional maritime cooperation in the Atlantic, the Black Sea and the Western Mediterranean has been just launched.

In particular, in the Black Sea the overall objective is to support of the implementation of the Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea, in synergy with SRIA and Black Sea CONNECT project, with the Black Sea assistance Mechanism and the national Hub and with the Virtual Knowledge Centre, as well as with the DG MARE platform BlueInvest.

Specifically the call targets the following objectives:

- Strengthening the capacity of blue economy SMEs and start-ups to identify and tap into potential public/private investors.

- Improving the visibility of investment opportunities in the Black Sea blue economy and capacity of public/private investors to identify SMEs and start-ups.

- Develop stakeholder capacity to establish/enhance concrete cooperation and networking approaches and methods to improve the business environment and strengthen value chains.

- Contributing to the development of a networked, multi-stakeholder blue investment and innovation ecosystem in the Black Sea.

You can find all the details at this link Funding & tenders (europa.eu)

All CMA countries are eligible under the call.

Deadline for the submission is 12 January 2022, 17:00:00 Brussels time.