Innovators:

ON THE BRIDGE BETWEEN RESEARCH AND INDUSTRY

When he was younger Glenn Blackwood wanted to be Jacques Cousteau.Today, as head of the Marine Institute, Blackwood  has established his own reputation on the International Stage.


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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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TAKING THE LEAD IN EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Chelsie Archibald, Manager of Field Programming for the Oceans Learning Partnership, taking the lead in experiential learning for young people.


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DEEP SEA DREAMER

After exploring the Marianas Trench with James Cameron, innovator and engineer Adam Gobi has deep hopes for oceans innovation in NL.


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REVERSE-ENGINEERING THE OCEAN

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


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NEWS

OCEANSADVANCE ELECTS THREE NEW BOARD MEMBERS

January 31, 2015

(St. John’s, NL; 30 Jan. 2015) Anthony Patterson, chairperson of OceansAdvance Inc., and President and CEO, of Virtual Marine Technology Inc. today released the election results from the Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers for the Board of OceansAdvance Inc.
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ICELANDIC SANITATION SYSTEM TO BE INSTALLED IN FOGO CO-OP PLANT

January 28, 2015

Whole-facility sanitation technology that is new to the seafood processing industry in Newfoundland and Labrador will be installed at a processing plant on Fogo Island and tested by D-Tech, an Icelandic technology ocean cluster company. The initiative is being conducted in co-operation with Fogo Island Co-operative Society(FICS) with $55 thousand in assistance from the provincial government's Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program.
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BLOG

ENDURING THE ARCTIC DEVELOPMENT MARATHON

January 26, 2015

(TromsØ, Norway; 20 Jan. 2015) Development of Arctic oil and gas resources requires an approach similar to preparing for a marathon, according to Tim Dodson, Statoil’s executive vice president of exploration. An avid runner himself, he shared his insights on the future of the Arctic with the 1,400 attendees at the 2015 Arctic Frontiers: Climate and Energy conference currently underway in the town known as the “Gateway to the Arctic.”
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SPEEDING SLOWLY TOWARDS EFFICIENCY ON THE HIGH SEAS

January 26, 2015

(St. John's, NL; 19 Jan. 2015) Large vessels that transport cargo, oil and other goods over large distances require a lot of fuel and to save time they move fast. However, Maritime transport within the EU faces challenges such as significant increases in transport volumes, growing environmental requirements and a shortage of seafarers. The concept of an autonomous ship would mean the unmanned vessels would move more slowly, be much more environmentally friendly and address the EU goals for reducing shipping related greenhouse gases.
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