There are already 71 companies accelerated in Incubazul

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The Executive Committee of the Cádiz Free Trade Zone yesterday approved the entry of two new companies in Incubazul

The Cádiz Free Trade Zone incubator has already added eight new ventures in the permanent call open in summer

The delegate of the Free Trade Zone, Fran González, has stressed that Incubazul acts as an important pole of national and international attraction for Blue Economy companies.

Incubazul has 80% co-financing from the European FEDER Funds within the 2014-2020 Operational Program, A way of making Europe, through the INCYDE Foundation

There are already 71 emerging companies that have found their space in the Cádiz Free Zone Incubadara to grow, learn and consolidate the idea, after a total of eight initiatives have recently entered through the permanent call. All of them work in sectors that are helping to transform economic activity into an area with as much potential as the blue economy and that contribute to reducing the negative impact on the environment and even generating a positive impact on the environment.

The last two to join have done so through the executive committee of the Cádiz Free Zone Consortium held last Monday, in which approval was given for the entry of Mara&Price and Blue Marine Oil.

Mara&Price offers a virtual tourism experience, with very clear applications in the world of education, dissemination and awareness of the care of the natural environment. It is based on sustainability and Artificial Intelligence.

For its part, Blue Marine Oil is a biotechnology startup whose main activity consists of the extraction of oils and proteins and the obtaining of substances with high added value. The purpose is to obtain products for feeding pets and other animals, the development of biofertilizers, pharmaceutical products and cosmetics.

The delegate of the Free Zone of Cádiz, Fran González, has pointed out that “Incubazul already acts as a powerful pole of attraction with a global character and that welcomes everyone with the aim of helping to perfect their idea, their business project and, above all, with the clear vocation for them to be located in Cádiz, in Andalusia, so that they can develop their activity here linked to the Blue Economy and with a technological base.”

The new business initiatives have passed a pre-selection in accordance with the rules of the call, and a second screening, with the presentation of their projects before an evaluation committee made up of experts in entrepreneurship and circular economy.

Permanent call

Last July, the Cádiz Free Trade Zone Consortium opened a call for permanent access for the entry of new technological business projects linked to the Blue Economy. Since then, emerging companies Oceanhis, Omnivorus, Nietecito, Bnbdays, Pallet Revolution, Supyoga Orion and the most recent, already mentioned, Mara have joined.&Price y Blue Marine Oil.

From now on, the new startups will begin the incubation that will last for 8 extendable months in which, with the added value of tutoring and mentoring - with a team of 20 mentors - they will lay the foundations and work on building the company. business idea. The program involves natural or legal persons established in the EU with initiatives and projects of a technological and innovative nature and from a circular economy approach and commitment to the environment.

Incubazul remains open to provide access to any initiative that works in the field of the Blue Economy, combining the use of marine resources and innovation with sustainability and the environment.

The Cádiz Free Zone implements a project with Incubazul to be a benchmark in the Blue Economy throughout Spain and in which circumstances are fostered to attract and promote talent and ideas with the oceans and seas as the main focus.

Incubazul has the support of the European Union that co-finances it, through the Incyde Foundation, of the Chambers of Commerce of Spain, 80% by the FEDER within the Plurirregional Operational Program 2014-2020 within axis 3: Improving the competitiveness of small and medium-sized companies and the 3rd investment priority Promotion of entrepreneurship, in particular, facilitating the economic exploitation of new ideas, and promoting the creation of new companies, also through incubators.