The Marine cluster is a geographically defined region, an interconnected system of the maritime industry, research institutes, companies, associations, and related organizations.
The Marine cluster is focused on promoting innovation, cooperation, and sustainable development in the maritime sector, typically covering a range of activities such as marine biotechnology, renewable energy, fishing, and aquaculture.
The cluster is an effective tool to support local stakeholders in the coastal economy, this is expressed by the support of innovative products and services, the internationalization of micro, small, and medium production, sharing of knowledge and experience.
The Marine cluster supports the connections between private and public stakeholders, including government agencies, universities, research centers, businesses, and investors.
The role of clusters is essential to promote innovation in the coastal ecosystem. Innovation is vital to foster new business models and investment opportunities to create a supportive ecosystem that will support the growth of the maritime industry, develop competitiveness and create new jobs.