Innovators:

BRINGING WIRELESS POWER TO THE WORLD

"If you can make something better, smaller and faster, then why not do it?” 

Kris McNeil, President

Solace Power


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THE ACCIDENTAL INNOVATOR

Helping graduate student entrepreneurs capitalize on innovative research.


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JUDITH BOBBITT:

From 3-D images of icebergs to harnessing the curative powers of seaweed, one entrepreneur’s determined journey to international success in physical oceanography.


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SAVING LIVES AT SEA

Randy Billard is translating a passion for fluid dynamics into an opportunity to help people survive offshore emergencies.


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REVERSE-ENGINEERING THE OCEAN

ONE INNOVATOR’S PRACTICAL APPROACH TO HARNESS WAVES FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


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NEWS

C-CORE to help Canadian Space Agency improve Canada’s satellite-based maritime surveillance capability

May 20, 2016

 
St. John’s-based research and development corporation C‑CORE has been contracted by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to adapt its proprietary radar technology for space. The CSA is availing of C‑CORE’s expertise to help develop a critical part of the next generation of RADARSAT satellites, greatly improving their imaging capability.  
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Kraken Receives Major European Defense Order

May 4, 2016

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND - (May 3, 2016) – Kraken Sonar Inc. (TSX-V: PNG) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. has invoiced a major European defense contractor for over C$400,000. Proceeds are expected to be received during Q2 2016. Due to competitive reasons, the customer cannot be named at this time.

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TECHNOLOGY-ENABLED LEARNING

November 17, 2015

This profile was written and published by Memorial University (MUN). FACEFORWARD is created and managed by the Division of Marketing and Communications for the Office of the President at MUN.    See here for full text   SEASICKNESS DOESN’T JUST HAPPEN AT SEA. 
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THE ACCIDENTAL ENTREPRENEUR

May 5, 2015

AS THE JET LIFTED OFF FROM THE HELSINKI RUNWAY AND VEERED WESTWARD IT CARRIED among its passengers the newly minted Dr. Brian Veitch. With him he brought a dedication to creativity in science and research, an eagerness to overcome challenges, and an as yet unrealized drive to make an impact on safety at sea.  It was late December of 1995 when the St.
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