It is the aim of Port of Oostende to excel in Blue Growth by offering dedicated port facilities, infrastructure and an extended business network to both national and international companies. The inner waterway, the close access to open sea and the presence of an extended offshore wind cluster are a big benefit for companies with ambitions in the blue economy.
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West Flanders Development Agency (POM) wants to strengthen the sustainable economy of West Flanders with a special emphasis on innovative businesses. POM stimulates collaboration between businesses and their representation bodies, educational institutions, regional policy-making bodies and social partners. POM clusters West Flemish educational institutions and business communities to strengthen the position of the Province of West Flanders as an internationally oriented, dynamic, competitive, innovative and sustainable region.
Ghent University is a top 100 university. Thanks to its in-depth research within a wide range of scientific domains, its international scope and its interdisciplinary approach, Ghent University plays a leading role in marine and maritime research, impacting people all around the world. Ghent University aims to enforce blue growth via innovative research and technical innovation.