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SUBC IMAGING WINS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AWARD

by wade on March 30, 2015

(Clarenville, NL; 20 March  2015)  Memorial University’s Genesis Centre is congratulating its graduate company SubC Imaging on winning the Outstanding Incubator Graduate Award from the U.S.-based National Business Incubation Association (NBIA).    Read more.

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KRAKEN DELIVERS DEEP-SEA SONAR SYSTEM TO FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE

by wade on March 30, 2015

(ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND; March 25, 2015) – Kraken Sonar Inc. (TSX-V: PNG) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. has delivered a deep-sea rated Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Sonar (INSAS) system to Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, System Technology and Image Exploitation (IOSB). Read more.

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CONNECTOR EVENT BRINGS BUSINESS, RESEARCH, AND FUNDING AGENCIES TOGETHER

by wade on March 30, 2015

On March 19th, OceanAdvance, in cooperation with a number of partners, assesmbled a group of local professionals to indentify potential partnerships, collaborations and opportunities for possible commercialization of research.    The group included approximately 55 people from Memorial University, other research institutions, the private sector and government.    Read more.

INCREASING RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNDERGRADUATES

by wade on March 29, 2015

For a fourth year in a row, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Atlantic office has formed a regional partnership with the National Research Council Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) and Springboard Atlantic Inc. to help increase regional opportunities for undergraduate students to conduct research activities in Atlantic companies through the Industrial Undergraduate Student Research Awards (IUSRA) Program.    Read more.

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FORMER DARTMOUTH COAST GUARD BASE A FOCUS FOR OCEAN RESEARCH

by wade on March 29, 2015

Ottawa approves firm’s $6.5m purchase of Dartmouth waterfront property   The purchase of the roughly four-hectare site, formerly owned by the Canadian Coast Guard, is intended to allow the Waterfront Development Corp. to attract research and technology companies to the region.    The province announced Wednesday that the corporation had received approval to buy the land from the federal government for $6.5 million. Read more.