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

Government of Canada Invests in New Coast Guard Atlantic Region Headquarters

May 20, 2015

Construction project to create high-quality construction jobs

May 20, 2015 - St-John's, Newfoundland and Labrador   The Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for Newfoundland and Labrador and Minister of State (ACOA), on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced an over $40 million investment by the Government of Canada in the Canadian Coast Guard. A new Atlantic region headquarters will be built at the existing Coast Guard base in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.  
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EUROPEAN COMMISSION PUBLISHES INNOVATION UNION SCOREBOARD 2015

May 11, 2015

Brussels, 07 May 2015 - Improving Europe's capacity to innovate and be globally competitive requires further efforts to encourage disruptive ideas and foster their commercial up-take. These are some of the conclusions to be drawn from the latest ranking of innovation performance across Europe.



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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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RHODE ISLAND AIMS TO LURE BUSINESSES BY PROMOTING 'CLUSTERS'

April 6, 2015

(Providence, Rhode Island, April 3, 2015) Some three dozen city government and business leaders announced the start of a “cluster development” study they hope will help convince new companies to locate in Providence by determining which locations in the city are best suited to various types of businesses.   
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