Our Oceans ChallengeCorporate News -
NIBC is knowledge partner of Our Oceans Challenge (OOC), a global acceleration platform for new ocean ventures. OOC is an initiative of NIBC client Heerema, ECN, TNO and Outside Inc. and aims to turn environmental challenges in our oceans into business opportunities. NIBC has been a knowledge partner by providing support to potential ventures and concepts.
A total of 88 ideas where entered on the platform which gathered a total of 734 enrichments by the community of 463 relevant people. Over the past 12 months a team of NIBC colleagues have supported 16 initiatives by providing strategic advice to further build their business plans. Ultimately, 5 new ocean ventures have emerged:
During the Demo Day on May 28th the five final ventures presented themselves to professionals and investors in the sector.