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Study on Access-to-Finance - Conditions for Investments in Bio-Based Industries and the Blue Economy

Published on: Sun, 11/06/2017 - 14:43
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    13 out of 16 BE (81%) project promoters in blue economy encountered lack of interest from private investors
    bioeconomy

    study report

    BE

    Project

    initials

     

    Region

     

    Short project description

    CAPEX (EURm)

    TRL

    range

     

    Sector

    Duration

    (months)

    Access-to-

    finance

    issues?

    BE1

    WE

    Multi-use offshore energy project located in Western

    Europe currently at permission stage

    1,300

    8 - 9

    3&4

    132

    Y

    BE2

    SE

    Demonstration    project     to    improve    micro-algae

    production

    35

    7 - 8

    1

    48

    N

    BE3*

    SE

    Demonstration  project  to  produce  micro-algae  from

    contaminated water

    22.5

    5 - 6

    1

    18

    N

    BE4

    SE

    Demonstration    project    producing    bio-fuels    from microalgae

    15

    7 - 8

    1

    60

    Y

    BE5*

    WE

    Demonstration project to convert microalgae into high- value products

    7.1

    7 - 8

    1

    48

    Y

    BE6*

    SE

    Demonstration project to convert microalgae into bio-

    chemicals, feed and bio-fuels

    15

    7 - 8

    1

    48

    Y

    BE7

    SE

    Demonstration projects to develop various microalgae

    applications

    19

    7 - 8

    1

    48

    Y

    BE8

    WE

    Pilot/demonstration project using land unsuitable   for

    agriculture for fish production

    7

    5 - 6

    1

    48

    Y

    BE9

    WE

    Demonstration    project    for    search    and    rescue

    technologies used in sea environments

    19

    6 - 7

    4&5

    48

    Y

    BE10

    WE

    Demonstration project for deep sea mining

    15

    6 - 7

    2

    48

    Y

    BE11

    SE

    Full-scale project for vertically integrated aquaculture

    26

    8 - 9

    1

    60

    Y

    BE12

    WE

    Full-scale  project  to  convert  micro-algae  into  food

    ingredients

    25

    7 - 8

    1

    96

    N

    BE13

    WE

    Full-scale     project     concerning                                                                               innovative                                                                               algae

    production

    22.5

    8 - 9

    1

    24

    Y

    BE14*

    WE

    Full-scale     project     concerning                                                                               innovative                                                                               algae

    production

    5

    8 - 9

    1

    24

    Y

    BE15

    WE

    Full-scale    project    for    seaweed    cultivation    and

    harvesting

    3.4

    8 - 9

    1

    60

    Y

    BE16

    WE

    Demonstration  project  for  aquaculture  management

    tool

    4

    6 - 7

    1&4

    35

    Y