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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ENGINEERING THE FUTURE

As CEO and co-founder of EMSAT, Dan Brake is driven by entrepreneurship and innovation.


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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

IRISH TECH CLUSTER STRIKES INNOVATIVE BUSINESS DEAL

March 30, 2015

(Cork, Ireland;24 March 2015) Cork’s leading tech cluster has struck a deal for local businesses that quite literally opens the door to thousands of potential partner firms across Europe.
it@Cork — the city’s cluster of more than 300 members in the tech sector and their 30,000 employees —signed a deal with other European clusters that will allow its members to share both the infrastructure of member companies and their expertise.
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SUBC IMAGING WINS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AWARD

March 30, 2015

(Clarenville, NL; 20 March  2015)  Memorial University’s Genesis Centre is congratulating its graduate company SubC Imaging on winning the Outstanding Incubator Graduate Award from the U.S.-based National Business Incubation Association (NBIA).   
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BLOG

UNPLUG... TUNE IN... POWER UP

March 28, 2015

EVERY TIME HE WENT TO HIS HOTEL ROOM KRIS MCNEIL FACED THE FRUSTRATION OF untangling a shopping bag full of wires. A software developer for a St. John’s-based start-up company, McNeil found himself wearing many hats, including product management and sales for the local company that did a lot of business in New York and California. At the time, Bluetooth and other wireless technology was simplifying data transmission, “but I still had to deal with a ball of power cords,” he recalls.
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PORTLAND-BASED MARINE BUSINESS INCUBATOR LAUNCH ATTENDED BY ICELAND OFFICIALS

March 24, 2015

(PORTLAND, Maine; 16 March 2015) The U.S. ambassador to Iceland and Iceland's ambassador to the United States are visiting Maine on Tuesday, 17 March, in an effort to build upon and create new economic opportunities between the two countries.   U.S. Ambassador Robert Barber and Iceland Ambassador Geir Haarde will first attend a private reception in Portland for the unveiling of the conceptual design for a marine-based business incubator being launched on the city's waterfront, according to an announcement last week from the Maine International Trade Center.
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