Innovators: Press Releases

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WOC LAUNCHES PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

by wade on January 27, 2014

The World Ocean Council (WOC) – the international, multi-industry leadership alliance for “Corporate Ocean Responsibility” - has created an internship program to provide opportunities for professional development and training. The WOC Internship program creates a unique opportunity for early professionals and graduate students from around the world to work with the WOC and the ocean business community in advancing industry efforts on ocean sustainability, science and stewardship.

Currently, WOC has three open internships positions:
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LOCAL LEADERS PLAY KEY ROLE IN NATIONAL ARCTIC OPERATIONS ISO MIRROR GROUP

by wade on January 22, 2014

(St. John’s, NL, 20 Jan. 2014) Les O’Reilly, executive director, Oceans Advance Inc. announced today that  OceansAdvance is facilitating the attendance of provincial industry experts at the “Arctic Operations” ISO Mirror Committee meeting, 29 January 2014 in Ottawa.   Read more.

ISTPCANADA ANNOUNCES CHANGES AT BOARD AND EXECUTIVE LEVELS

by wade on January 22, 2014

(OTTAWA, Ontario, January 21, 2014) International Science and Technology Partnerships Canada (ISTPCanada) today announced the election of six returning Board members for 2013-2014, and the appointment of Dr. Pierre Bilodeau as Chief Operating Officer.    Read more.

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AIF FUNDING FOR MOBILE OCEAN OBSERVATORY SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

by wade on January 19, 2014

(St. John's, NL, 15 Jan. 2014) The Ocean Observation Technology Development Project is one of three innovative research and development (R&D) projects in Newfoundland and Labrador that will receive a total of $7.3 million under the Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF).
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NORLANTIC PROCESSORS FIRST MUSSEL PLANT CERTIFIED BY THE GLOBAL AQUACULTURE ALLIANCE

by wade on January 19, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 13 Jan. 2014) The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, extended congratulations today to Norlantic Processors for becoming the first mussel plant in the world to be certified to the Best Aquaculture Practices processing standard. This certification is provided by the Global Aquaculture Alliance, an international, non-profit trade association dedicated to advancing environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture.
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