Innovators: Feature Stories

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OceansAdvance Hosts a Speakers Series Event Focused on Canada's Innovation Report Card

by Barry Snow on November 29, 2015

Conference Board of Canada Speaker Series   OA held a Breakfast Speaker Series on Thursday, November 26 featuring the Conference Board of Canada’s How Canada Performs - Report Card on Innovation.   Approximately 40 cluster members attended this engaging and insightful presentation by Paul Preston, Associate Director, Innovation Policy with the Conference Board of Canada.   Read more.

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CMS Earns Award for Ice Management Simulation

by Barry Snow on November 29, 2015

The Marine Institute’s Centre for Marine Simulation (CMS) has received the Arctic Shipping North America Innovation Award 2015 for their ground breaking work in ice management simulation. Captain Chris Hearn, Director of CMS picked up the award during the recent Arctic Shipping Forum in St. John’s, NL.   Read more.

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Memorial University Releases Draft Innovation Strategy and Requests Feedback From Key Stakeholders

by Barry Snow on June 11, 2015

Dr. Richard Marceau, vice-president (research), is releasing a draft of Memorial’s new Innovation Strategy for feedback from all Memorial university campuses and external stakeholders.   The deadline to provide feedback during the consultation phase is Wednesday, July 22, at 5 p.m.   Read more.

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION PUBLISHES INNOVATION UNION SCOREBOARD 2015

by Barry Snow on May 11, 2015

Brussels, 07 May 2015 - Improving Europe's capacity to innovate and be globally competitive requires further efforts to encourage disruptive ideas and foster their commercial up-take. These are some of the conclusions to be drawn from the latest ranking of innovation performance across Europe.


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MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY FEATURED IN MARINE TECHNOLOGY REPORTER MAGAZINE

by Barry Snow on May 11, 2015

They can come in all shapes and sizes, silently shuttled along by the currents. The larger versions are white, glistening and beautiful and a potential disaster waiting to happen.  Read more.