Innovators: Press Releases

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WOODS HOLE TO GET $5M TO HELP BUILD UNDERSEA ROBOTICS FACILITIES

by Admin on January 18, 2015

(Woods Hole, Mass; 21 Dec 2014) Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will get $5 million from the state to build new facilities to test robotic vehicles for undersea research. Officials say the five-year grant will help speed the development and deployment of new and existing maritime robotic technology to explore the world's oceans. Read more.

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VIRTUAL MARINE TECHNOLOGY PROVIDES LIFEBOAT SIMULATOR FOR ROWAN COMPANIES

by Admin on January 17, 2015

(St. John’s, NL: January 16, 2015) Newfoundland – OceansAdvance member comopany, Virtual Marine Technology (VMT) is pleased to announce the provision of its Survival Quest lifeboat simulator training system to Rowan Companies, a global provider of contract offshore drilling services. The lifeboat simulator will be used to provide enhanced lifeboat launch and recovery training to lifeboat operators and marine crews and will complement weekly safety drills conducted onboard Rowan drilling rigs. Read more.

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OCEANSADVANCE CO-HOSTS PRESENTATION ON "DOING BUSINESS IN NUNAVUT"

by Admin on January 15, 2015

In an initiative to assist local entrepreneurs in making business connections and accessing various economic opportunities in Nunavut, OceansAdvance is partnering with the Oceans and Arctic Opportunities Division of the Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development to present “Doing Business in Nunavut”.   Read more.

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SMARTBAY NEWFOUNDLAND AND SMARTBAY IRELAND STRENGTHEN ATLANTIC TIES

by Admin on January 14, 2015

(Ireland, 08 January 2015) SmartBay Ireland has entered into a trans-Atlantic collaboration agreement with the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. Read more.

NEIA NOTES 2015 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: PRESENTATIONS AND FULL CONFERENCE SESSIONS

by Admin on January 7, 2015

NEIA’s Oil Industry and the Environment Seminar, NOTES 2015, is taking place on April 27-28, 2015 at the Delta Hotel in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.   Organizers are now calling for thematically related Abstracts for Presentations and Full-conference Sessions. The deadline for submitting an abstract is January 15, 2015. Read more.