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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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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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

New funding grants available for academic-industry collaborations

February 4, 2016

Photo: From left, Mark Ploughman, RDC; Dr. Bettina Hamelin, NSERC; and Dr. Richard Marceau, Memorial.   See here for full story in Memorial's Gazette  
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The 2016 Marine Technology Society (MTS) student scholarship program is now open

February 4, 2016

  The 2016 Marine Technology Society (MTS) student scholarship program is now open!   MTS is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for all of our 2016 scholarships. Each year MTS offers thousands of dollars in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who are studying in the marine science, marine engineering and/or marine technology field. Individuals must hold an MTS student membership to be eligible.   For membership information, please go to
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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. 
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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.
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