Innovators: Feature Stories

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OPENING OCEANS OF OPPORTUNITY

by wade on April 15, 2015

Armed with a formal education in how to protect the marine environment and develop solutions to manage marine resources, Tiffany Martin is committed to opening minds across the province to the importance of marine sustainability, the challenges faced by the oceans sector and the exciting career opportunities available here at home.   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.

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NEW OCEAN CLUSTER ESTABLISHED IN MAINE

by wade on October 20, 2014

(Portland Maine: October 16, 2014) Maine Governor Paul LePage today announced the successful establishment of the New England Ocean Cluster in Maine. The Iceland Ocean Cluster, led by Thor Sigfusson, has partnered with North Atlantic Assets and Soli DG, Inc. of Maine to establish the New England Ocean Cluster and New England Ocean Cluster House. 
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CANADIAN VENTURE CAPITAL GROWTH STRONG IN 2013

by wade on May 29, 2014

Canadian vgenture capital (vc) investment increased significantly in 2013.Total VC investment into Canadian companies in 2013 was at the highest level since 2007, with almost $2 billion invested (Figure 1 above). This represents a 30 percent increase in investment compared to investment levels in 2012 (Table 1 see pdf file attached).   Read more.

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FOLLOW UNDERWATER E/V NAUTILUS MAPPING EXPEDITION LIVE

by wade on June 28, 2013

25/06/2013: From now until the end of November 2013, Exploration Vessel Nautilus will be exploring the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. And You can be there through live streaming video 24/7. The rotating exploration corps aboard EV Nautilus will be mapping the geological, biological, archaeological and chemical aspects of these regions to depths of approximately 2,000 metres. Discoveries made during the expedition will be shared live on the web via telepresence technology, bringing the unexplored ocean directly to the screens of visitors to the mission's website. Read more.