Innovators: Press Releases

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NOAA PANEL TO GUIDE OCEAN EXPLORATION

by Admin on November 20, 2014

(13 Nov. 2014) NOAA today announced the appointment of 13 members to a new federal Ocean Exploration Advisory Board that will provide guidance to NOAA and the nation on the exploration of our ocean.   Read more.

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OCEAN SCIENCES FIELD TRIP PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

by Admin on November 6, 2014

The Department of Ocean Sciences at Memorial University is about to wrap up a two month-long, joint collaboration with the Oceans Learning PartnershipThe program offers high school students and their teachers an opportunity to discover the diverse and fascinating world of ocean sciences.   Read more.

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STUDY UNDERWAY TO UPDATE PROFILE OF PROVINCE'S OT CLUSTER

by wade on November 5, 2014

The Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development (BTCRD), in collaboration with Oceans Advance and other key stakeholders, has engaged the firm of Ernst and Young LLP (EY) to develop a current profile of the ocean technology sector in Newfoundland and Labrador and an analysis of strategic strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the sector.   This study will expand upon the previous sector profiles conducted in 2006 and 2010 and will include an updated ocean technology sector definition for the province.    Read more.

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$1 MILLION FOR OCEAN SCIENCE STUDENTS RESEARCH AT MUN

by wade on November 3, 2014

(St. John's, NL:30 Oct. 2014) Matthew Scott, a  2013 recipient  of an RDC Ocean Industries Student Research Award, told the assembled audience in the foyer of MUN's engineering building, Oct 30, that  RDC's support was important to his research into hydrocarbon source rocks in the Flemish Pass. He was a featured speaker today as the Research Development Corporation (RDC) held its fifth annual round of ocean technology student awards.
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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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