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


The Blue Growth Accelerator in action

2 calls to support European SMEs and Would-be entrepreneurs with more than 200 applicants for the NEPTUNE Accelerator for a total budget of € 2.8 million and 100 + Coaching and mentoring services delivered

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Showcase Event

This event intended to share the main results of the NEPTUNE project, providing to the beneficiaries of the accelerator the opportunity to present their innovative project to a large audience made of large enterprises, EU officials, potential investors and business partners.

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Main achievements

Watch our video presenting the main achievements of our project and access the catalogue of projects to learn more about the 41 innovations developed, get the details of the beneficiaries to enter into relationship with them

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Experts Handbook

The experts handbook presenting highly qualified services is now available and downloadable from this web page.

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Supported project in port logistics

Port logistics deals with topics regarding the improvement of logistics in a port environment, going from security efficiency to development of networks, passing by the upgrading of infrastructures and distribution systems.

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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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