11 Jun ACCIO – Nucli grant awarded to bound4blue
The VIRATGE project carried out by Bound 4 Blue SL is supported by ACCIO (The Agency for Business Competitiveness; Generalitat de Catalunya) through the program Nuclis de Recerca Industrial i Desenvolupament Experimental and is co-funded by the European Union in the framework of the ERDF (European Fund for Economic and Regional Development) Operational Program Catalonia 2014-2020.
The aim of VIRATGE project is to develop a new type of rigid wingsail for the maritime transport industry. This solution will be a new approach to wind-assisted propulsion methods for cargo vessels. For this project, we will work together with Spanish companies Isonaval, IDI Eureka, Biscarri and the Cabier Institute.