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ROV3D LAUNCHED AT OCEANS '14

by wade on September 22, 2014

As the Oceans ’14 conference got under way in St. John’s last week a local startup debuted the 3D underwater visualization system it has been working on for several years.   Read more.

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ANERGY CAPITAL INC. TO ACQUIRE KRAKEN SONAR SYSTEMS INC.

by wade on September 22, 2014

(St. John's, NL; 11 Sept. 2014)Anergy Capital Inc. (TSX-V: ACA.H)  a capital pool company pursuant to Policy 2.4 of the TSX Venture Exchange, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of intent dated September 8, 2014 with Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. pursuant to which the Company has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Kraken.   Read more.

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GM OF OCRE LAUNCHES MARINE VEHICLES PROGRAM AT OCEANS '14

by wade on September 22, 2014

(St. John's, Nl; 18 Sept. 2014) As marine experts gathered for the Oceans '14 conference in St. John’s Newfoundland, the National Research Council's general manager of Oceans Coastal and River Engineering  chose his address to the general assembly of delegates as the opportune time to launch the Marine Vehicles Program. Terry Lindstrom told delegates that the program is aimed at finding economical and viable business based technological solutions to improve the safety and performance of marine vessels such as cargo ships and fuel tankers.   Read more.

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OCEANS '14 MEETING CHALLENGES WITH OPPORTUNITY

by wade on September 22, 2014

Oceans’14 was a resounding success. With more than 1,200 delegates and a total attendance of more than 1,700 including post secondary students, it was, according to a source inside City Hall, the largest industry-specific conference in the history of St. John’s. Staged at Mile One Stadium and the Delta Hotel, September 16-18, the conference was well attended and, according to many attendees, very well organized.   Read more.

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FOSTERING PARTNERSHIPS FOR A HEALTHY INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

by wade on September 16, 2014

IF THERE WAS ONE THEME THAT EMERGED FROM THE RECENT ADDRESS BY MARIE Geoghegan-Quinn at the Oceans Advance breakfast series, Friday , Sept. 12, it was Geoghegan-Quinn’s belief that a healthy innovation ecosystem is key to a European economic recovery . Reading from a prepared address she told her audience that “the European budget allocated to research and innovation was increased, despite a decrease in the overall EU budget for 2014-2020. Also, despite the economic crisis, the Union has made progress towards its R&D investment target of three percent. Read more.