Innovators: Press Releases

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NEW $6.8-MILLION R&D CENTRE OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN ST. JOHN'S

by Admin on December 8, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 5  Dec. 2014) Construction of a new offshore research and development centre at Memorial University is complete, paving the way for increased collaborative research focused on solving technical challenges facing Newfoundland and Labrador industries.    Read more.

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NORTH ATLANTIC FISH & WORKBOAT SHOW 2014

by Admin on December 4, 2014

(St. John’s, NL; 01 Dec. 2014) Oil and gas, fish processors, commercial fisheries, and aquaculture were included in the industries represented at the 2014 edition of the North Atlantic Fish & Workboat Show, held 28 - 29 Nov 2014, Mile One Centre, St. John's, the capital of Canada's easternmost province, Newfoundland and Labrador.   Read more.

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MUN's 2014 RESEARCH REPORT CELEBRATES COMMUNITY

by Admin on December 3, 2014

Memorial University has launched its 2014 research report, which features the extraordinary and impactful work of Memorial students and researchers.The report’s theme, We Are Research, is prevalent in each of the stories as a celebration of and testament to the impact that research will have on society. It also reflects the collaborative effort and teamwork that is required to make extraordinary research happen.   Read more.

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WHALE OF A MARINE INDUSTRY GENERATES 30% OF ICELAND'S GDP

by Admin on November 20, 2014

(Reykjavik, Iceland: 14 Nov. 2014) A new report, published by the Iceland Ocean Cluster, describes last year’s economic impact and performance of the Icelandic ocean cluster, which includes fisheries, seafood processing, ocean technology, biotechnology, aquaculture and related service sectors. According to the report, the ocean industries generate 25-30% of Iceland’s gross domestic product and between 15-20% of employment. Read more.

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GOOGLE JOINS ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS FOR TRACKING ILLEGAL FISHING IN OCEANS

by Admin on November 20, 2014

(15 Nov. 2014) To halt unlawful over-fishing across the globe, Google has announced that it will join forces with environmental groups SkyTruth and Oceana. Associated Press has reported that besides providing financial support to the effort, the company will also be using its cutting-edge mapping technology.   Read more.