Circle the Med
The Mediterranean Online Forum 2020
9-13 November
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Day 3  |  11 Nov 12:15 - 15:00 CET

e-Blue Agora -1st BLUE DEAL Business Forum (Side Event)

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1st Session “Science, policymakers and SMEs to foster the Blue Energy deployment in the Mediterranean area”
12:15 - 13:00 CET

Opening and welcome

Presentation of the BLUE DEAL projectProf. Simone Bastianoni

The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) - How EEN could assist SMEs/enterprises acting in the Blue Energy sectorKostas Karamanis

Presentation of the BLUE DEAL Transfer ProtocolChristoforos Perakis


// Moderator

// Speakers

Simone Bastianoni
Professor of Environmental and Cultural Heritage Chemistry, University of Siena, Italy
Costas Karamanis
Chairman of the ICT Sector Group
Cristoforos Perakis
Project Manager and Energy Expert in the Development Programs Division of CRES

2nd Session “SMEs/Enterprises acting in the Blue Energy market”
13:00 - 14:00 CET

FEAC Engineering P.C. - Sotiris Kokkinos

Wave for Energy S.r.l - Andrea Gulisano

Tecnomac S.r.l - Marco Negri

TYPSA - Javier Abanades

InnoEnergy HUB Greece & Cyprus - KiNNO Consultants - Yiannis Geragotellis

SignalGeneriX - Lefteris Economou

Rover Maritime - Cristina Suesta

Eco Wave Power - Yair Rudick

Rotary Wave - Andrea Novás Cortes

KUMA ENERGY S.r.l - Ezio Pellegro

SWEL - Sea Wave Energy Ltd - Tony Antoniou


// Moderator

Thanasis Koukounaris
Senior Project Manager and Projects Development Manager - University of Patras - Dynamic Vision

// Speakers

Sotiris Kokkinos
CEO FEAC Engineering P.C.
Andrea Guilsano
CEO of Wave for Energy Srl
Marco Negri
PhD in Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering, Tecnomac s.rl.
Javier Abanades
Responsible for R&D projects and numerical modeling in the wind energy division at TYPSA
Yannis Geragotelis
Founder and Managing Partner of KiNNO
Lefteris Economou.
Senior Researh Engineer, SignalGeneriX
Christine Suesta
R&D Project Coordinator at Rover Maritime
Yair Rudick
Business Development Manager, Eco Wave Power
Andrea Novás Cortés
Manager of European projects at Rotary Wave
Ezio Pellegro
Management Consultant for Kuma Energy
Tony Antoniou
Finance Director Sea Wave Energy Ltd

3rd Session “Funding opportunities and financial tools for SMEs”
14:00 - 15:00 CET

Available financing mechanisms in Blue EnergyThanasis Koukounaris

Funding opportunities in Horizon 2020Vaya Piteli

Crowdfunding Opportunities for SMEsDarko Ferčej

● Funding through voucher schemes, Valentina Bozzi and Andrea Rosini

Wrap-up: Luis Miranda Molas, on behalf of Blue Growth Community

Closing speech: Natalia Tsami

// Moderator

// Speakers

Thanasis Koukounaris
Senior Project Manager and Projects Development Manager - University of Patras - Dynamic Vision
Vaya Piteli
PRAXI Network
Darko Ferčej
Head of EU project unit E-zavod
Valentina Bozzi
EU Project team of SVIM-Sviluppo Marche Srl
Natalia Tsami
Project Manager - Dynamic Vision
Andrea Rosini
Owner and founder of Different Srl | Marketing & Innovation Knowledge provider of ILMA Srl

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