Would you like to become an entrepreneur and have an experience in the startup ecosystem? Or do you have an idea dedicated to the blue bioeconomy? BlueBioValue Ideation is the right project for you!
​The BlueBio Value is an Ideation program that aims at boosting ideas and early stage projects in the blue bioeconomy area. The participants may range from university students to scientific researchers, who are interested (or working) in the Blue Biotech industry.

Individual Application:


In case you have an idea, please describe:

  • The solution in detail

  • The problem it solves

  • Uniqueness versus what exists in the market

  • Stage of development

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The goals of this Ideation are:

  • Find and support existing ideas to create new startups

  • Foster the creation of new ideas to then conduct research

  • Create pilots

  • Create teams: each team will have 5 people, and will be allocated by the Blue Bio Value team. In case you are already developing an idea with other members that will participate in the Ideation you should write their names so you are allocated together

The Ideation offers:

  • 2 days of intensive ideation workshops including: Sketching, Prototyping, Brainstorming, Brainwriting, Worst Possible Idea

  • Hacking workshops: Idea engineering. Concept engineering. Value engineering product. Value engineering process.

  • Mentorship sessions: 1:1 meetings with experts to boost your idea

  • Final pitch competition: the winner will receive support to create a startup and initiate a pilot

Timeline 2021:

  • 30th June - Online Explanatory Webinar about  the Ideation

  • 23th September 23:59 GMT+1 Portuguese time - Deadline for Applications Submission

  • 13th September - Announcement of teams for the Ideation

  • 15th-16th September - Onboarding meeting with all the teams, explaining the process

  • 25th and 26th of September - Porto Ideation (agenda here)

  • October & December - Support for the winners to create a prototype, viable business model and look for pilot