The Hamburg Summit gathered together over 200 Blue Economy stakeholders to discuss and propose solutions on:
Participants also discussed bottlenecks hindering the commercialisation of innovative blue technologies in the EU. Innovation is costly and even more so in the marine environment. Therefore, access to finance for innovation was considered as one of the key issues. The event explored the new Commission proposal on the European Innovation Council as an opportunity for Blue Economy entrepreneurs-innovators.
The Summit delivered concrete recommendations on: