Innovation Norway, in partnership with the Directorate-General for Maritime Policy (DGPM), organized a Conference and Matchmaking in the area of Business Development, Innovation and SMEs.

On the 21 and the 22nd of May, the delegation of participants were in Ålesund, Norway, to establish strategic partnerships for the promotion of projects and investments in the intelligent offshore infrastructure management. These are the offshore energy, underwater mining and aquaculture that are emerging, economic activities of the Blue Economy, operating in the value chain of the sea economy.

This set of initiatives, under bilateral relations fund, aimed to foster partnerships and identify business opportunities for Norwegian, Icelandic and Portuguese companies operating in the Blue Economy sector under the Blue Growth Program. 

Hugo Metelo Diogo, Bluegrowth's Executive Director, participated in the conference stage, presenting the company strategy for further projects developments.