What we do

BLUEfasma approach aims to change the current thinking of the sector on circularity by


  •   Replicating effective CE work
  •   Testing the upgraded circularity self-assessment tool in 11 participating Mediterranean territories
  •   Organising BLUEfasma Living Labs (BLLs) and targeted transferring activities
  •   Shifting policy towards CE
  •   Systematizing funding opportunities for blue CE innovation business investment


Key Outputs



#1 Consolidated knowledge base:


Hosted in BLUEfasma online platform (bluefasma.upatras.gr);

systematizing best practices, tools, solutions and methods in fishing/aquaculture


 

#2 Circular Economy readiness index:


Demonstrated in BLUEfasma online platform;

used as a unified MED measure of SMEs readiness & willingness to invest in CE and act as a decision support tool.

The index will have high transferability to any coastal/insular area.

 


#3 BLUEfasma e-network:


Will be established to facilitate experience exchange and networking among all actors of fishing/aquaculture sector

 


#4 BLUEfasma Livings Labs (BLLs):


To integrate R&I and create user-centered open innovation ecosystems focused on circularity increase in fishing/aquaculture

 


#5 BLUEfasma Capacity Building Instrument:


To integrate financing/mentoring/coaching opportunities for R&I business investment in fishing/aquaculture

 


#6 Systematized policy inputs by Thematic Working Group:


To shift policies towards Circular Economy