Innovative net cleaning system
BlueCycle actively supports modern research to create an environmentally friendly net cleaning system from fishing and aquaculture.
Second Nature Industrial Design Competition
The first national Industrial Design Competition for young Greek designers is based on the main focus of the Second Nature Initiative: Marine Plastic Waste, Blue & Circular Economy and New Technologies and was launched in 2018. The competition runs in two phases; judges will examine the entries and comment on: the design concept, environmental awareness, proposed solutions to the problem (creative re-use of marine plastic waste) and the sustainability of the business idea.
The winners will be announced in June 2019. Click here for more information.
Technological Innovation Grant
The Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation announced a grant which aims to support technological innovations based on the three pillars of the Second Nature initiative – Marine Plastic Waste, Blue & Circular Economy and New Technologies – which could be considered as groundbreaking as to transform the industry. Click here for more information.