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A CLOSER VIEW OF THE SEA
by wade on April 11, 2014
An underwater-vehicles program at the School of Ocean Technology (SOT), which has An underwater-imaging system that will provide real-time 3D viewing without headgear—believed to be the first such system in the world—is gearing up for a commercial pilot in the first quarter of 2014. Whitecap Scientific Inc. of St. John’s used the facilities at the Marine Institute’s Holyrood Marine Base in June of 2013 to confirm that its ROV3D system works in operational conditions. “They have the resources ready to go—expert staff, the facilities we need, and good research,” says co-founder Sam Bromley. Read more.
CONCIERGE ADVISORS FACILITATE ACCESS TO INNOVATION RESOURCES
by wade on March 11, 2014
Concierge Advisors across Canada are now providing one-on-one assistance to Canadian SMEs, using their deep industry experience and knowledge to help guide them to the most relevant public innovation programs and services available to help meet their innovation needs. Read more.
MINISTER TELLS DELEGATES THE PROVINCE IS A REAL-TIME ARCTIC LABORATORY
by wade on February 12, 2014
Good afternoon ladies and gentleman, friends and colleagues.
On behalf of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador – thank you for the invitation to speak today at the 2014 Northern Lights Conference. I am delighted to be here to discuss the exciting opportunities and future development potential in the Arctic, and share with you how Newfoundland and Labrador is your path to the Arctic and an ideal partner for related activities.
CANVASSING INTEREST IN EXHIBITING AT THE CANADA PAVILION AT 2014 ICOE
by wade on January 18, 2014
Marine Renewables Canada is currently canvassing all potential Canadian organizations to determine interest in exhibiting in a Canada Pavilion at the ICOE 14 Halifax event. The space is currently on hold but we will need to move quickly to organize the space and confirm interest.
LAUNCHING SLOW FISH CANADA
by wade on December 17, 2013
Surprisingly new to Canada, Slow Fish Canada formed officially last spring as a national campaign of Slow Food Canada. A small group of fisheries advocates across the country worked together to designate October as Slow Fish Month. This involved hosting events from St. John’s to Vancouver Island. From local seafood dinners and community conversations, to educational talks by fisheries scientists, to film screenings and cooking workshops, no two events were the same. Read more.