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Maritime economy

Lisboa, an “Atlantic Capital”

Boasting a privileged location, Lisboa and its metropolitan area benefit from the ideal conditions to developing a successful, sustainable blue economy.

Lisboa’s widely diversified, innovative, entrepreneurial ecosystem includes numerous R&D centres, universities, start-ups and spin-offs, mature companies, institutions and associations, which allow for the development of innovative ideas and structuring projects in the maritime sector.

Strategic documents “Lisboa, a Maritime Economy” and “Lisboa, Capital of the See” evidence the huge potential of the maritime sector. As such, this activity sector calls for a dedicated municipal policy, as specified in greater detail in the Major Plan Options for the City of Lisboa 2018/2021, particularly the Action Plan and the “Atlantic Capital” subchapter.