Our Cluster

The Blue Energy Cluster aims at increasing the innovation capacity of its members, support research and innovation in the Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) sector and foster linkages and collaborations among all the stakeholders of the Quadruple Helix (business- academia- public- citizens).
The Cluster will support its members to jointly identify opportunities in the Mediterranean marine areas, based on key technologies areas of Blue Energy, such as offshore wind energy, wave energy, tidal energy etc., in different market sectors including tourism and leisure, aquaculture, shipbuilding and marine transport.
The Blue Energy Cluster operates under National HUBs in Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain. The mission of the Cluster is to assist the development of the emerging sector of Blue Energy in the Mediterranean and to become an important part of the blue economy, fueling economic growth in coastal regions and creating new, high-quality jobs.

The Blue Energy Cluster includes member who are activated in the following sectors and relative sub-sectors:
  • Aquaculture
    • Farming fish
    • Shellfish
    • Marine plants
  • Marine Renewable Energy
    • Offshore wind
    • Tidal energy
    • Wave energy
    • Thermal energy
    • Salinity gradient power
    • Integration of different MRE technologies
  • Marine Transport
    • Shipping
    • Ports
    • Port and Ship related services
  • Energy
  • Fisheries
  • Shipbuilding & Ship repair
    • Shipyards
    • Suppliers/Makers of equipment and components
  • Coastal & Maritime Tourism
    • Cruise tourism
    • Coastal tourism
    • Yachting/Marinas
    • Watersports
    • Diving tourism
2Management Team
4Cooperation Categories