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


Read more

THE ACCIDENTAL INNOVATOR

Helping graduate student entrepreneurs capitalize on innovative research.


Read more

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.


Read more

SAVING LIVES AT SEA

Randy Billard is translating a passion for fluid dynamics into an opportunity to help people survive offshore emergencies.


Read more

REVERSE-ENGINEERING THE OCEAN

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


Read more

1 2 3 4 5

NEWS

RUTTER sigma S6 SELECTED FOR FIRST VESSEL TO COMPLY WITH IMO POLAR CODE

April 28, 2016

April 27, 2016
 
Rutter Inc. is pleased to announce that Viking Ice Consultancy selected the sigma S6 Ice Navigator™ system for installation on the Magne Viking, the first vessel to comply with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Polar Code approved by DNV GL. This is a significant achievement for both companies to ensure safety and compliance while in operating in the Arctic.
 
Read more.

CCA Releases Report - Commercial Marine Shipping Accidents: Understanding the Risks in Canada

April 28, 2016

The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) released a new workshop report, 
Read more.

BLOG

TECHNOLOGY-ENABLED LEARNING

November 17, 2015

This profile was written and published by Memorial University (MUN). FACEFORWARD is created and managed by the Division of Marketing and Communications for the Office of the President at MUN.    See here for full text   SEASICKNESS DOESN’T JUST HAPPEN AT SEA. 
Read more.

THE ACCIDENTAL ENTREPRENEUR

May 5, 2015

AS THE JET LIFTED OFF FROM THE HELSINKI RUNWAY AND VEERED WESTWARD IT CARRIED among its passengers the newly minted Dr. Brian Veitch. With him he brought a dedication to creativity in science and research, an eagerness to overcome challenges, and an as yet unrealized drive to make an impact on safety at sea.  It was late December of 1995 when the St.
Read more.