INNOVATE TO DIVERSIFY

Innovation Outlook workshop to highlight role of Innovation in economic diversification for province's technology .


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THE ARCTIC MARINE CORRIDOR

The biggest obstacle to tapping $1 trillion in recoverable Arctic oil and gas reserves is lack of reliable hydrographic charts. Enter Karl Kenny and the charting revolution.


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Technology Sector Directory

The companies, institutions and R&D institutes of OceansAdvance's ocean technology cluster are active in these sectors...


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Oceans 14 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Abstracts for Presentation at St. John's Conference Must be Submitted by March 26, 2014 in One of Three Categories.


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NEWS

OCEAN INDUSTRIES AND THE GLOBAL OCEANS ACTION SUMMIT

April 6, 2014

(Paris, Fr.; 2 April 2014) The World Ocean Council is working to help ensure ocean business community participation in the Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth (The Hague, 22 - 25 April 2014).  
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OCEANS'14 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS DEADLINE EXTENDED

April 6, 2014

The OCEANS'14 Local Organizing Committee along with the Marine Technology Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers OES is pleased to advise that it will be extending the deadline for the Call for Abstracts for our September 14-19, 2014 event.  The new deadline for Submission of Abstracts is Friday, April 18, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. NST (Newfoundland Standard Time).  We have had quite a few enquiries requesting an extension and we would like to afford everyone the opportunity to participate in this exciting international OCEANS Conference and Exhibition.

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A CLOSER VIEW OF THE SEA

April 11, 2014

An underwater-vehicles program at the School of Ocean Technology (SOT), which has An underwater-imaging system that will provide real-time 3D viewing without headgear—believed to be the first such system in the world—is gearing up for a commercial pilot in the first quarter of 2014. Whitecap Scientific Inc. of St. John’s used the facilities at the Marine Institute’s Holyrood Marine Base in June of 2013 to confirm that its ROV3D system works in operational conditions. “They have the resources ready to go—expert staff, the facilities we need, and good research,” says co-founder Sam Bromley.
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CHARTING THE CANADIAN ARCTIC MARINE CORRIDOR

April 6, 2014

The biggest obstacle to tapping the recoverable oil and gas reserves in the Canadian Arctic – estimated at CA$1 trillion (GB£554 billion) – is the lack of reliable hydrographic charts, according to Karl Kenny, president and CEO of Kraken Sonar Systems in St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.

“Global warming is having an impact,” he said. “The ice is receding. Soon enough, there will be feasible traffic up there in significant amounts, but we haven’t got it mapped.”

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