The EEA Grants Blue Growth Program is part of the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2014-2021 and aims to boost the sustainable growth of the blue economy in Portugal. Furthermore, it promotes research, education and training in marine and maritime areas.
The Blue Growth Program operates in three distinct but complementary areas: Business and Innovation, Research and Education and Ocean Literacy. This event is a significant milestone for the Blue Growth Program, where it will presented project results and reinforce the commitment to the sustainable development of the blue economy and the protection of the ocean.
The General Directorate of Maritime Policy (DGPM), as Operator of the Blue Growth Program of the EEA Grants, is organizing the Midterm Event, that will take place on October 17, 2023, at 10:00 am, at the Cruise Terminal of Porto do Douro and Leixões with the aim of publicizing the results achieved and demonstrating alignment with the Mission "Restore the Oceans by 2030" in the areas of research and business.