IBlue - Investing in sustainable blue growth and competitiveness through 3-Pillar Business Model (3-PBM)

The iBLUE partnership has strongly worked and collaborated in order to successfully launch the project and to implement the preliminary activities foreseen in a coherent and correct way.

Now the iBLUE partnership, is working hard for achieving the first deliverables of the thematic activities. The academic partners are currently involved in the analysis of the resulting references, aimed at developing the state of the art on Business Model Innovation. The academic partnership started the preliminary works for the data collection about yachting, by mapping the supply chain of yacht industry and defining draft categories of analysis, edited the useful report “Guidelines for the WP3 activities, developed the framework for literature collection and searched for literature on business models and innovation.

LP organized the kick-off meeting and the disseminative conference on 28-29 March 2017 with the collaboration of all the partners; established a good relationship with the IBG horizontal project, by a direct interaction during the first iBLUE Steering Committee in Udine on 28 March 2017 and during the “IBG Launch Event” in Rome on 6-7 April 2017; fulfilled the new relationship methodology among JS, MPs and HPs; participated proactively at the “We Are MED” Event in Alicante on 17 May 2017.