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PROVINCIAL AEROSPACE AND AIRBUS ANNOUNCE CANADIAN SAR PROGRAM TEAMING AGREEMENT

by wade on October 28, 2014

(St. John's, NL: October 28, 2014)At the Maritime and Arctic Security and Safety conference, Airbus Defence and Space and Provincial Aerospace announced a "teaming agreement" to pursue a lucrative contract to replace  Canada's fixed-wing search and rescue aircraft with Airbus's C295 turboprop aircraft. This agreement follows from a memorandum of understanding signed earlier this year by the two companies.
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BREAKFAST SPEAKERS SERIES: RDC's FUNDNG STRATEGIES FOR OCEAN R&D

2014-11-12 08:30
2014-11-12 10:00
Newfoundland

DATE: 12 Nov. 2014

TIME: 8:30 - 10:00 A.M.

PLACE: Atlantic Room, OCRE, NRC Building, Artic Avenue, MUN

 

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IRELAND - INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MISSION

2014-11-24
2014-11-24
Newfoundland

DATE: Nov 24-28, 2014

LOCATION: Dublin, Ireland

CONTACT: Allison Dancey, International Trade Officer, Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development;  Tel: 709 729-4617; Eml: allisondancey@gov.nl.ca

 

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HOSTING THE NORTH'S ONLY CIRCUMPOLAR INSTITUTION DEDICATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION

by wade on October 21, 2014

(St. John's, NL: Oct. 15, 2014) UArctic is holding its annual board of governors meetings at Memorial University and other venues in St. John’s next week. This international consortium of northern universities, colleges, research institutes and other organizations is committed to higher education and research in the North. Read more.

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GOING TO SEE: NL TRADE MISSION TO IRELAND FOCUSED ON OCEANS

by wade on October 21, 2014

Enabled by rapidly evolving technology and innovative approaches in research, business and policy,  the world is moving at a rapid pace to embrace the opportunities in the marine environment. Take as evidence the enormous investments of the EU in terms of policy documents and funding with a firm focus on oceans and the Arctic for business, for jobs and for economic development. A key player with the EU is Ireland which has sovereign rights to a large chunk of the continental shelf. Read more.