Innovators: Press Releases

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Press Release | 2nd Annual Turning The Tide Marine Industry Awards- 2018

by Kassandra Sharron on March 13, 2018

Turning The Tide Awards Announces 2018 Recipients

The 2018 recipients for the prestigious Turning the Tide Marine Industry Awards were announced in St. John’s today. Chairman Paul Antle, along with members of the selection committee, announced the three award recipients at the NRC Ocean, Coastal and River Engineering Building. TheTurning the Tide Marine Industry Awards honour excellence and innovation in Newfoundland and Labrador’s marine industry.
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by Kassandra Sharron on March 1, 2018

Novel molecule discovery being synthesized for breast cancer drug development ST. JOHN’S, NL CANADA – Oceans Ltd., an ocean technology company, today announced it has made a ground-breaking discovery in the properties of Newfoundland and Labrador seaweed that will be a ‘game changer’ in breast cancer treatment.   Read more.

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Canada's Ocean Supercluster Announcement

by Kassandra Sharron on February 15, 2018


The federal government and private sector’s co-investment in the Ocean Supercluster positions Canada to become a global leader in the knowledge-based ocean economy. Ocean resources are one of Canada’s most significant potential advantages, with the longest coastline and the fourth largest ocean territory in the world.  Read more.


NATI- Intellectual Property Program

by Kassandra Sharron on February 15, 2018

NATI- ACOA Intellectual Property Program 

Intellectual Property (IP) rights are an extremely valuable asset for any business – possibly the most important that a business can have. NATI recognizes that local companies may lack the knowledge, expertise, and resources necessary to protect their ideas and products, and may not have the level of access to resources, such as specialized legal counsel, that are needed to protect their IP.  Read more.


Titan Submersible

by Kassandra Sharron on February 15, 2018

In January 2018, OceanGate completed construction of Titan, formerly known as Cyclops 2, a 5-person submersible designed to dive to depths of 4000 meters. Once validation testing is complete, Titan will be the only privately owned manned submersible in the world that is capable of reaching this depth.   Read more.