Innovators: Press Releases

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RSVP TODAY TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE IN THE EUROPEAN MARKET

by wade on September 3, 2014

With St. John's being one of only three stops in Canada chosen by the EU's Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science,  Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, OceansAdvance is making the most of her visit by featuring her as the speaker at the upcoming Breakfast Series event, Friday, Sept. 12.   Read more.

PROGRESS MEDIA TO HOST FACE-TO-FACE CONFERENCE IN NL

by wade on September 2, 2014

Progress Media has announced that it will host the first of what it intends ot be an annual Face-to-FaceNL conference in Newfoundland. This year's event is to be held Sept. 28 - 30, 2014 at The Terra Nova Resort & Golf Community in Port Blandford.
Keynote speakers include former Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Honorable Brian Tobin, Gemini winner and host of Majumder Manor, Shaun Majumder, CBS native and owner of Beverely Hills’ Naked Princess Boutique, Tayna Perrin and Mark of a Leader program founder, Tim Magwood.   Read more.

IBRD ISSUES RFP FOR UPDATED OT SECTOR PROFILE

by wade on September 2, 2014

The Department of Innovation, Business and Rural Development (IBRD), in consultation with a project steering committee consisting of representatives from IBRD, OceansAdvance, NOIA, ACOA, NRC, RDC and Memorial University is seeking the services of a Consultant to complete a current profile of the ocean technology sector in Newfoundland and Labrador and an analysis of strategic strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the sector.   The RFP closes on Friday, September 5th at 12:00pm and a copy can be found here: Read more.

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ARCTIC RESEARCH PROGRAM LAUNCHED IN YUKON

by wade on September 2, 2014

(Whitehorse, Yukon, 21 August 2014) Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the launch of the National Research Council (NRC) Arctic Program. As part of the Arctic Program, the NRC will enter into research partnerships, which focus on technology aimed at improving the lives of Northerners and advancing Northern economic development.   Read more.

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EMSAT CORPORATION AND AMBIDADOS SIGN AGREEMENT OF STRATEGIC COOPERATION

by wade on September 2, 2014

(St. John's NL and Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro,August 27, 2014) EMSAT Corporation of St. John’s, Newfoundland and AMBIDADOS, of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, have entered into an agreement to develop a commercial offering for the global environmental monitoring market.  The agreement was signed in Brazil during EMSAT’s participation in Navalshore 2014.  EMSAT’s participation was supported by a partnership between the Dept. of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development, ACOA, NATI and OceansAdvance.
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