FOSTERING PARTNERSHIPS WITH THE EU

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn in the wheelhouse of the navigation simulator, during her visit to the Fisheries and Marine Institute.


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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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Registration opened May 14.

There are already 130 booths committed & organizers are preparing for 1200 delegates from around the globe.


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NEWS

FOSTERING PARTNERSHIPS FOR A HEALTHY INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

September 16, 2014

IF THERE WAS ONE THEME THAT EMERGED FROM THE RECENT ADDRESS BY MARIE Geoghegan-Quinn at the Oceans Advance breakfast series, Friday , Sept. 12, it was Geoghegan-Quinn’s belief that a healthy innovation ecosystem is key to a European economic recovery . Reading from a prepared address she told her audience that “the European budget allocated to research and innovation was increased, despite a decrease in the overall EU budget for 2014-2020. Also, despite the economic crisis, the Union has made progress towards its R&D investment target of three percent.
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ADAPTING GIS SOFTWARE TO ENHANCE MUSSEL FARMING

September 4, 2014

(Green Bay, NL, 28 August 2014) Two provincial mussel farming operations will develop and implement new fish management software to enhance operations with help from the Provincial Government. The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, announced $30,180 through the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program today to help Sunrise Fish Farms Inc. in Green Bay and its sister company Connaigre Fish Farms Inc. in the Coast of Bays pursue the project.

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BLOG

5th ANNUAL EDUCATORS WORKSHOP ON OCEAN EDUCATION IN THE CLASSROOM

September 3, 2014

The Conference is fast approaching and Oceans '14 is full speed ahead with more than 100 exhibitors, hundreds of presentations  and thousands of delegates. No one can take it all in, but every delegate can be assured of an immersive experience Among the special groups targeted at the Conference are educators who have been issued a special invite by organizers.

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HUGE WAVES DETECTED IN ARCTIC WATERS FOR THE FIRST TIME

August 6, 2014

A wave gauge deployed in the Beaufort Sea two years ago is recording  unprecedented wave heights in western Arctic waters. In one instance during a September storm.  the waves reared as high as five metres. "That's a lot bigger than anything previously recorded up there," wrote University of Washington researcher Jim Thomson in a blog post about the results.

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