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Nurturing an Ocean-conscious and Profitable Blue Economy in Africa

The second edition of Ocean Innovation Africa aimed at bringing together key stakeholders to discuss ocean-impact innovations, is hosted in partnership with OceanHub Africa, the Cape Town based accelerator launched last year. The event, which is taking place for the second year, will assemble key African and international stakeholders of the ocean economy to discuss African ocean-impact innovations. Fully virtual, it will host pitching sessions, panel discussions, masterclasses and networking sessions. OceanHub said the objectives are to inspire more entrepreneurs, entice more investors, and catalyse more resources towards the development and adoption of new sustainable ocean solutions. “To see the shift to a blue economy, businesses must innovate and this event seeks to promote more oceans-conscious innovative businesses. Supporting ocean-impact innovations is a crucial first step towards creating sustainable development pathways.”