Call for Interest SMEs and would-be entrepreneurs


Submit your idea and benefit from cluster's expertise and financial support to develop your project

Apply now and get funded and supported by NEPTUNE’s Blue Growth Accelerator

A unique opportunity for Small and Medium Enterprises, Entrepreneurs and Would-be-Entrepreneurs active in Water, Maritime, Aerospace, ICT & Microelectronics, Agriculture, Logistics, Creative industries, Energy and Mobility sectors to get direct financial support of vouchers up to €60,000 € and access to a wide range of professional coaching and mentoring services to develop innovative technologies, services and products in the Blue Growth Sector.

  • The call detailing the eligibility and admissibility criteria, the topics and challenges looking for solutions, the vouchers and services offered, the application and evaluation process and the supporters of NEPTUNE’s Blue Growth Accelerator is available here
  • The model of contract that will be used by the beneficiaries is available here
  • Frequently Asked Questions here
  • Evaluation guide here
  • Application form Template here

Experts handbook

NEPTUNE has pre-selected for you highly qualified experts, able to provide their expertise to support the development of your projects and ideas. The experts handbook allows you to identify the right expert for the right type of services/ vouchers. The handbook will be updated  on a regular basis.

The choice of external experts remains free to the applicants and the presence of chosen experts in the handbook is not mandatory. If an external expert is selected by applicant, it shall be evaluated by Neptune Entrepreneurship & Innovation Board to be approved and included in the handbook, which is availlable here





Deadline 1: 15 March 2017 @17:00 CET, Deadline 2: 15 September 2017 @17:00 CET

Indicative total budget: 3,232,000 €