About Neptune

NEPTUNE stands for New Cross Sectoral Value Chains Creation across Europe Facilitated By Clusters for SMEs’ Innovation in Blue Growth is an innovation action project supported by the European Commission and its HORIZON 2020 programme under the call for proposal INNOSUP-1-2015 Cluster facilitated projects for new value chains. 


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NEPTUNE implements a Blue Growth Accelerator supporting the development of ne...

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The overall project’s objective is to foster the development of Blue Growth i...

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The project brings together the expertise of 8 clusters, 2 cluster and entrep...

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  • 7European countries
  • 12Partners including 8 clusters
  • 4.1M€Total Budget
  • 75%Redistributed directly to high impact projects led by SMEs
  • 30months
    Project duration

Neptune Accelerator


Innovative Open Space Platform

A collaborative space dedicated to SMEs and other stakeholders to identify market trends and opportunities and support the incubation of Blue Growth projects and innovation ideas.

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Experts Handbook

The experts handbook presenting highly qualified services is now available and downloadable from this web page. Experts wishing to be included in this handbook can submit their application until September 15, 2017.

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Gateway to the NEPTUNE Blue Growth Accelerator Support Programme

After the success of the first B2B online meetings, NEPTUNE project partners will organise a second online International Brokerage Event (IBE) on June the 8th 2017 from 9:00 to 17:30 CET in support of the NEPTUNE Call for Expression of Interest addressed to SMEs and would-be entrepreneurs. This event will be preceded by a Webinar on NEPTUNE opportunities held on 1st of June 2017 from 10:00 to 11:30 CET.

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Each year in December, the Nautic Paris Boat Show brings together all sectors of the watersports industry and becomes France's biggest indoor port.

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The project brings together the expertise of 8 clusters, 2 cluster and entrepreneurship support organisations, 1 engineer school and 1 consultant company from 7 European countries: France, Greece, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain and Sweden.

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