Today, L’Atelier BNP Paribas, published a new report “OceanTech- How can Technology Save our oceans?” In the report, BNP Paribas, selects and highlights OceanTech companies ,with positive impact.
Eco Wave Power is proud to be one of the companies selected by BNP Paribas!
Please see more info in the full report:
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Also here is a short summery of the relevant parts of the report: .
🌱L’Atelier BNP Paribas has 40 years of proven expertise in detecting cross-industry disruptive technologies deemed to have significant impacts on business models and society at large. .
🌱Following a variety of studies and work that L’Atelier BNP Paribas Americas performed regarding the topics of energy transition and Sustainable Development Goals, they realized that the role of oceans in countering global warming has been underestimated. .
🌱After exhaustive research about ocean life and ecosystems, as well as interviews with entrepreneurs and experts in the maritime sector, L’Atelier BNP Paribas decided to look at potential technological solutions to enable a more sustainable management of ocean resources and their long-term protection. These solutions, coined “OceanTech,” are recent but will impact the entire maritime sector and ecosystem .
🌱According to the report, The oceans are vast, they cover 71 percent of the Earth surface, and the challenges they present are large. .
🌱L’Atelier BNP Paribas came up with the main five areas where OceanTech startups are developing solutions to save the Oceans. One of the areas is renewable energy, which gained interest due to the impact of fossil fuels on the environment, and the oceans could potentially be part of the solution. .
🌱According to L’Atelier BNP Paribas There are companies around the world working to make ocean energy a reality, as wave energy is a very important resource. According to the Department of Energy, wave energy alone has the potential to power over 100 million US homes!