Innovators: Press Releases

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SEEKING INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO EXTRACT OMEGA 3 FROM SHRIMP WASTE

by wade on November 18, 2013

(November 14, 2013, St. John's,NL) “The Provincial Government is driving the economic success of the fishery by supporting initiatives that improve profitability and global competitiveness, which in this case involves supporting research to determine if meaningful revenue can be derived from shrimp shells,” said the the Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture in an announcement relerased today
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OCEANSADVANCE MEMBERS FEATURED IN PROVINCE'S "INNOVATION LIVES HERE" CAMPAIGN

by wade on November 18, 2013

(November 14, 2013, St. John's, NL) An energetic, story-focused media campaign that promotes the innovative work being done by entrepreneurs, industry and research institutions throughout Newfoundland and Labrador was launched today by the Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. Read more.

UPDATED: SEEKING PROPOSALS FOR RESEARCH ON ICEBERG TOWING

by wade on November 12, 2013

Petroleum Research is seeking proposals from qualified Service Providers to form the basis for the negotiation of a contract to conduct a feasibility assessment of towing icebergs in sea ice. It is required that all work and expenditures will take place in Newfoundland and Labrador. The submision deadline for proposals is Monday, 2 December 2013, 1700 hours NST.   Read more.

REVIEW OF MEMORIAL RESEARCH GRANT AND CONTRACT SUPPORT SERVICES RELEASED

by wade on November 12, 2013

A review of the research grant and contract support services offered by the Office of the Vice-President (Research) has been released for community consultation.

Dr. Richard Marceau, vice-president (research), initiated a study in July 2013 to develop a proposal for streamlining and formalizing the processes within the Office of the Vice-President (Research) related to research grant and contract support services. Almost 100 people participated in the review process.
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CANADA RISKS LOSING STATUS AS WORLD LEADER IN OCEAN SCIENCE

by wade on November 11, 2013

Canada is a global steward of the seas with the longest coastline in the world stretched along three oceans, but that role is at risk, says a new report.

The report released Wednesday,[09 Nov 2103]  by the Council of Canadian Academies said government funding for ocean science is actually increasing - contrary to perception - but a lack of co-ordination limits the usefulness of research being done by governments, universities and industry in this country.
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