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INCOMING DELEGATION OF BUYERS FROM CHINA'S OT & O&G SECTORS
by wade on June 9, 2014
OceansAdvance is collaborating with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador - Innovation, Trade and Rural Development (IBRD), and Government of Canada - Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) to host a “Buyers” delegation of Ocean Technology and Oil & Gas leaders from China.
OCEANSADVANCE COLLABORATES WITH IBRD TO FOCUS BUSINESS RETENTION & EXPANSION PROGRAM ON OT FIRMS
by wade on June 1, 2014
(St. John's: 02 June 2014) As Ocean Technology companies in Newfoundland and Labrador continue to excel in foreign markets, they occasionally face expansion and retention issues domestically. Thanks to a collaboration between OceansAdvance and the Department of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development (IBRD), companies can map a strategy to address and overcome inhibitors to growth and help strengthen the province's ocean technology (OT) cluster at the same time. Read more.
FOSTERING COOPERATION ON MARITIME ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY
by wade on May 30, 2014
(Honolulu, Hawaii: 26 May 2014) The WOC and the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) are convening a workshop to enhance understanding and cooperation between industry, the coast guards, and related marine resource agencies from Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Malaysia.
ENGAGING RESEARCH THAT CAPTURES THE ATTENTION OF YOUTH
by wade on May 26, 2014
(Fisheries and Aquaculture, May 23, 2014) Having completed annual research initiatives for the Fisheries and Marine Institute’s Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research, the RV Celtic Explorer was the site of an educational tour as 12 provincial high school students, and students from the Marine Institute’s Marine Environmental Program got a first hand glimpse into the workings of a research vessel. They also had the opportunity to meet with the Honorable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture.