Blue Tech Summit IL.24

The Israeli National Center of Blue Economy & Innovation

aquaculture

desalination

carbon

food tech

ports & coastal

SHIPPING & MOBILITY

ocean preservation

ENERGY

logistics

biotechnology

aquaculture

desalination

carbon

foodtech

ports & COSTAL

shipping & mobility

ocean preservation

ENERGY

logistics

bio
technology

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Globally, the blue economy generates over EUR. 2.5 trillion a year. This makes oceans the 7th largest economy in the world, in terms of GDP.

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The established sectors of the EU Blue Economy generated in 2019 in gross value added.

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The established sectors of the EU Blue Economy generated in 2019 in turnover.

Our Mission

To promote the technological entrepreneurial ecosystem based on sustainable Innovation in the marine field

The Israeli National Center of Blue Economy, established in 2022 by HiCenter, following the government's decision to declare Haifa as the Blue Economy capital of Israel. This decision is part of the cooperation between the Israeli government and the European Union, aiming to promote sustainable ocean management.



Our center is based in Haifa and supported by Haifa municipality. Haifa is a vital hub for Blue Tech innovation, spearheading a tech-driven entrepreneurial community that prioritizes environmental sustainability and economic growth.

blue economy

The ocean is at the foundation of life on the planet and plays a vital role in ensuring that many of our basic needs are met. The National Center combines a broad vision of activities that offer important sources of sustainable economic development.

launchpad

LaunchPad invests in and supports Blue Tech startups, help them to raise funding, carry out pilots, and assist them with regulations and in scaling up into international markets. 

Our current portfolio of startups is nothing short of inspirational with founders offering tech-based solutions to urgent global challenges, from food and water scarcity to carbon emissions, transition to renewable energy, and more.

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