Innovators: Press Releases

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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KRAKEN SONAR SYSTEMS NAMED TO MTR 100

by wade on September 2, 2014

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND – AUGUST 28, 2014 — Kraken Sonar Systems Inc., a leading sonar technology company, announced today that Marine Technology Reporter has again included Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. as part of their MTR100 - a list of the 100 most influential companies in the international marine technology.   Read more.

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SEEKING OUT INNOVATION PARTNERS IN BRAZIL

by wade on August 20, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 19 August 2014) One of the many benefits of joining the provincial delegation to the NavalShore 2014 Conference in Rio de Janeiro was the opportunity to identify potential international “innovation partners” that could add value to the local ocean technology cluster in Newfoundland and Labrador.   Read more.