Innovators: Press Releases

INVITATION TO THE CANADA-BRAZIL MISSION: OCEAN OBSERVATION TECHNOLOGY

by wade on December 22, 2013

International Science and Technology Partnerships Canada (ISTPCanada), the Ocean Technology Alliance Canada (OTAC), and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) Canada, in collaboration with leading Brazilian ocean technology organizations, will host the Canada-Brazil Mission in Ocean Observation Technologies, February 10-14, 2014 in Brazil.

Building on the outcomes of two Canada-Brazil R&D workshops and a trade mission in ocean technologies hosted in 2012, this mission aims to: Read more.

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IRELAND'S OCEAN ECONOMY: TRENDS 2007-2010

by wade on December 22, 2013

Thursday, 19 December 2013 NUI Galway’s Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU) has published its second report on Ireland’s Ocean Economy as part of their ongoing process of collection and analysis of marine socio-economic data in Ireland.
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OFFSHORE UK WIND-POWER SUPPLY-CHAIN OPPORTUNITIES

by wade on December 18, 2013

Members of the Ocean Technology Cluster who have products or services that might find an application in the UK’s offshore wind supply chain, havew an open invitaion from Dr Lee Thornton, Trade Commissioner for Ocean Technologies with the Canadian High Commission to London. He will be exhibiting at the Offshore Wind and Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition January 28 - 29, 2014. And he has offered to display your promotional literature at that booth
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CALL FOR SCC AWARDS NOMINATIONS

by wade on December 18, 2013

Do you know an outstanding person, organization or committee that has contributed to standardization at home or abroad?

Nominate them for an SCC Award today!

Canada’s standardization network is composed of individuals and organizations that develop, implement and promote standards at home and abroad. Their notable contributions help ensure the safety and performance of products and services, open the global marketplace to Canadians, and make Canada a leader in international standardization.
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PETROBRAS ISSUES TENDERS TO CHARTER 10 ROV SUPPORT SHIPS

by wade on December 18, 2013

Three Petrobras tenders for chartering support ships are causing a stir in the market for Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) in Brazil. The bidding involves 10 ships, which implies a total of 20 ROVs. This means that over the next year there will be an increase of approximately 15% in the number of systems currently mobilized in Brazil – there are approximately 120 in operation today.
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