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2015 Mate International ROV Competition

2014-06-25 00:00
2014-06-27 00:00
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2015 MATE COMPETITION: SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY IN THE ARCTIC
The MATE international ROV competition heads back to St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada June 25-27, 2015

 

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SURFING THE ENVIRONMENTAL DATA WAVE

by OceansAdvance on December 11, 2014

There’s a look of satisfaction on Dan Brake’s face as he holds out his cell phone, “There’s so much technology in this thing. The technology in this would cost $100,000 fifteen years ago and now we carry it around in our pocket. It is a heck of a lot more than just a phone,” he says, grinning widely. As a long-time technology aficionado, Brake has surfed the digital wave around the world before returning to Newfoundland and Labrador to establish his own successful company.   Read more.

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FORMER HEAD OF OCEANSADVANCE HONOURED WITH COMMISSIONED PORTRAIT

by OceansAdvance on December 11, 2014

Family, friends and former colleagues gathered at the Marine Institute on Ridge Road in St. John's, Wed., December 3,to celebrate the unveiling of a portrait of Les O’Reilly, former Executive Director of MI and immediate past executive director of OceansAdvance. The portrait, by Carl Stevenson (a former instructor at MI), was a tribute to O'Reilly for his many years of service and dedication to the Institute, its students and its staff. Read more.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MISSION: ARCTIC TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

2015-03-23
2015-03-25
Newfoundland

Where: Copenhagen, Denmark

When: March 23-25, 2015

Contacts: Rebecca Hefferton 729-1629 and Angela Ledwell 729-2302

 

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NEW $6.8-MILLION R&D CENTRE OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN ST. JOHN'S

by OceansAdvance on December 8, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 5  Dec. 2014) Construction of a new offshore research and development centre at Memorial University is complete, paving the way for increased collaborative research focused on solving technical challenges facing Newfoundland and Labrador industries.    Read more.