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PROVINCIAL AEROSPACE AND AIRBUS ANNOUNCE CANADIAN SAR PROGRAM TEAMING AGREEMENT

by wade on October 28, 2014

(St. John's, NL: October 28, 2014)At the Maritime and Arctic Security and Safety conference, Airbus Defence and Space and Provincial Aerospace announced a "teaming agreement" to pursue a lucrative contract to replace  Canada's fixed-wing search and rescue aircraft with Airbus's C295 turboprop aircraft. This agreement follows from a memorandum of understanding signed earlier this year by the two companies.
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HOSTING THE NORTH'S ONLY CIRCUMPOLAR INSTITUTION DEDICATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION

by wade on October 21, 2014

(St. John's, NL: Oct. 15, 2014) UArctic is holding its annual board of governors meetings at Memorial University and other venues in St. John’s next week. This international consortium of northern universities, colleges, research institutes and other organizations is committed to higher education and research in the North. 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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MARINE INSTITUTE HOSTS INTERNATIONAL SMART GEAR COMPETITION

by wade on October 20, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 14 Oct. 2014) Every day, the team at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University’s Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources work in the world’s largest flume tank designing and testing fishing gear including methods to reduce fisheries bycatch.
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