Who we are

MedBESP is a regional networking platform for sharing knowledge and supporting the
development of the blue economy. MedBESP is the largest “one-stop-shop” for general,
technical and sectoral information related to marine and maritime affairs in the

Our goals

MedBESP aims at improving maritime governance in the Mediterranean by promoting a more
strategic, integrated and coordinated approach to policies; enabling co-operation and
synergies across sectors and borders; and improving dissemination of knowledge, networking
and capacity building.


MedBESP contributes to the development of the largest interactive Blue Economy Community
in the Mediterranean. A place to share thematic news, initiatives and events; find blue
economy experts, project partners and stakeholders; access reports and training material and
engage with the whole community.

Apply now! UfM Grant Scheme for employme

With the UfM Grant Scheme for employment promotion – Regional response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UfM is actively supporting non-profit organizations in the Mediterranean that work to give people (...) Read more.

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The Soclimpact Project

SOCLIMPACT aims at modelling downscaled CC effects and their socioeconomic impacts in European islands for 2030–2100, in the context of the EU Blue Economy sectors, and assess corresponding decarbonisation and (...) Read more.

Ona Safe & Clean

Ona Safe & Clean is the culmination of more than 20 years of mechanical services and 9 years of experience in marine environmental services. Reaching the design and manufacture of (...) Read more.


The Mediterranean is a very heterogeneous cooperation area identified by i) diversity of geographical, socio-economic and political contexts that vary significantly from one region to another; ii) cohabitation of a (...) Read more.

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Ant Türkmen

Marine scientist developing projects about sustainable blue economy, marine protected areas and fisheries with ecosystem based approach.Specialized in Marine/coastal Ecosystem Services and Climate Change, Sustainable Blue Economy, Marine/Coastal Ecology and (...) Read more.

Jeronimo Chirivella

Full Professor of Marine Living Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries. Director of MSc in Applied Blue Biotechnology at Catholic University of Valencia; research activity focus in microalgal biomass production and applications. (...) Read more.