Innovators:

FOCUSED ON THE BIG PICTURE

Mashrura Musharraf Investigates Methods to Improve Safety Training for Offshore Oil and Gas Workers

by Wade Kearley for OceansAdvance Inc.

 


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SubC Imaging Profiled In The Overcasts Next Gen NL Series

SubC Imaging is proud to be the first company profiled ...


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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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NEWS

Canada's Ocean Supercluster Announcement

February 15, 2018

DRIVING INNOVATION IN OCEAN ECONOMY 


The federal government and private sector’s co-investment in the Ocean Supercluster positions Canada to become a global leader in the knowledge-based ocean economy. Ocean resources are one of Canada’s most significant potential advantages, with the longest coastline and the fourth largest ocean territory in the world. 
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NATI- Intellectual Property Program

February 15, 2018

NATI- ACOA Intellectual Property Program 

Intellectual Property (IP) rights are an extremely valuable asset for any business – possibly the most important that a business can have. NATI recognizes that local companies may lack the knowledge, expertise, and resources necessary to protect their ideas and products, and may not have the level of access to resources, such as specialized legal counsel, that are needed to protect their IP. 
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Titan Submersible

February 15, 2018

In January 2018, OceanGate completed construction of Titan, formerly known as Cyclops 2, a 5-person submersible designed to dive to depths of 4000 meters. Once validation testing is complete, Titan will be the only privately owned manned submersible in the world that is capable of reaching this depth.  
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Porpoise friendly | Marine Institute playing pivotal part in race against extinction of species

February 8, 2018

BY MANDY COOK

 

In San Felipe in the Upper Gulf of California, Mexico, the vast majority of the residents of the coastal community fish for a living.   Trouble is, the gillnets they’ve used for generations to sustain themselves have largely contributed to the decimation of the highly endangered vaquita porpoise, which only lives in that particular area of the ocean. Only 30 individuals of the little marine mammal remain.

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ALL SYSTEMS ARE GO

January 30, 2018

An interview with Robert Gash, engineering research scientist with NRC OCRE   by Wade Kearley   Through the wall of windows along the north side of the University Centre, the skies over the St. John’s Campus appear grey as the unusually cold weather lingers. Although it is mid-May, the few straggly maples visible on campus have not yet opened fully into leaf.  
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