BLUE-GIFT opens 2nd call for applications for ocean energy demonstration
Successful applicants will be able to test their ocean energy technologies in real-sea conditions
The main goal of Blue-GIFT (Blue growth and innovation fast tracked) is to help Atlantic Area enterprises to test marine renewable energy technologies in real sea environment and to enable power to be economically generated from the ocean.
For this purpose, the project consortium launches the 2nd call for applications from the 20th of January until de 30th of April 2020, to access the test sites in four areas in the Atlantic Area region. The access will allow developers to perform low cost tests and the validation of marine renewable energy technologies in real sea environment. The successful applicants will be recommended for a Support Package Voucher, which will facilitate low cost access to the test site under the terms of the access contract to be negotiated with the Access Provider.
All information about the eligible entities and the application process is available on the project website: http://bluegift.eu/2nd-call/.
In the first call nine companies have been granted with the Blue-GIFT support for their technologies.
Blue-GIFT project is coordinated by the European Marine Energy Centre (UK) and gathers 7 partners from 5 countries. It has a budget of approximately €2.5 million until 2021.
Published on: 2020-01-24
Information to applicants and future beneficiaries
State of play of the first call for projects and future calls
Interreg Annual Meeting
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Successful applicants can submit their application from the 31st of October (12:00 noon GMT) until the 19th of December 2016 (12:00 noon GMT)
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The Programme Manual is now available in four languages!
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Taller “INTERREG Espacio Atlántico 2014-2020: objetivos, prioridades y procedimientos de gestión"
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Update: Second stage of the first call for projects will open on the 31st of October.
From the 31st of October until the 19th of December, selected applicants are invited to submit a full project application