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DRDC SEEKS NEW PROPOSALS FOR CANADA'S SAFETY AND SECURITY PROGRAM
by wade on June 27, 2013
The Government of Canada is seeking proposals in support of the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) Call for Proposals, for innovative science and technology (S&T) projects.
As of May 2014, up to $15 million will be available for new projects under the CSSP. The submission period for proposals will be from June 20th, 2013 and will close on July 18th, 2013. The selected projects will be announced by February 2014.
GERMAN RESEARCH DIRECTOR CHARTS FUTURE OF UNDERSEA MINING
by wade on April 1, 2013
The Globe and Mail: Wednesday, Mar. 27 2013, 6:28 AM EDT: The ocean floor is littered with hidden treasure including gold and other valuable metals that are in high demand on world markets. This is the undersea realm that most excites Peter Herzig, an economic geologist who supports responsible development of marine resources and who heads GEOMAR, one of the world’s largest centres for ocean research, based in Kiel, Germany. Read more.
TARGETING NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN FWSAR AND THE ARCTIC
by wade on January 15, 2013
Spurred by projected federal procurement and melting polar ice caps, which are opening a northwest shipping passage and facilitating resource development in Canada's Arctic, the region is attracting increased defence sector interest. One company that stands to benefit is Newfoundland and Labrador-based PAL (Provincial Aerospace Limited) which, over the years, has become an intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance leader. Read more.
AN OCEAN OF POTENTIAL: A UN PERSPECTIVE ON CANADA’S LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
by wade on January 8, 2013
There is available online an excellent video presentation on the importance of oceans to Canada and to Canada's role as a leader in sustainable oceans development. This 45-minute presentation, delivered by IOC's Assistant Director General Dr. Wendy Watson-Wright, on the occasion of her visit to Canada, October 25, 2012, makes a powerful statement on the importance of oceans to the world and in particular to Canada, and on the opportunities in the "blue-green economy." Read more.
UNCONVENTIONAL SONAR TECHNOLOGY PROVIDES UNMATCHED CONSTANT IMAGE QUALITY
by wade on January 7, 2013
This Article is provided as a backgrounder to the news Release from Kraken Sonar Systems Inc on their acquisition of all Intellectual Property (IP) rights to the AquaPix® Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) technology platform from Marport Deep Sea Technologies Inc. Read more.