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EASTERN EDGE ROBOTICS SEEKS FOURTH INTERNATIONAL TITLE

by wade on June 13, 2013

Eastern Edge Robotics, a group composed of Memorial University students enrolled in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines will be competing for the 11th consecutive year in the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center’s 12th annual International Student ROV Competition.

Teams from around the globe will be in Seattle, Washington from June 20-22 to showcase their Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV), a type of underwater robot designed to accomplish specific mission tasks related to real-life scenarios.
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GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY INVEST IN ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY RESEARCH FACILITY

by wade on June 13, 2013

June 10, 2013: To support research and identify new ways to optimize oil recovery, the Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC) and the Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HDMC) are investing $1.6 and $1.7 million respectively for the creation of a state-of-the-art enhanced oil recovery research facility at Memorial University's St. John's campus.
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NEW MUSSEL MARKETING CAMPAIGN SUPPORTED BY PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT

by wade on June 13, 2013

June 11, 2013: The provincial mussel industry will engage in a new promotional campaign aimed at increasing sales in Canada, the U.S.A., and China with support from the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program. The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture announced $86,000 in funding today, which will be used to coordinate marketing activity across the industry, expand participation at international tradeshows, and promote the quality and sustainability certifications that producers and processors have recently earned.
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VISITING BRAZILIAN DELEGATION TO EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES IN OCEAN TECHNOLOGY

by wade on June 13, 2013

A five-member delegation from Brazil will be in St. John’s, June 19 – 20, 2013 to explore opportunities for industrial and economic collaboration between the State of Rio Grande do Sul and the province’s ocean technology (OT) cluster.   Read more.

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BIOMARINE CONFERENCE FOCUSED ON MARINE BIO-RESOURCES

by wade on June 6, 2013

The fourth annual BioMarine conference and business to business event will take place in Halifax 9-12 September 2013,co-organized with the National Research Council of Canada. CEOs and executives of companies investing in marine bio resources from around the world will gather to move forward the business agenda for this new emerging industry. Government representatives and experts will also participate in the discussions.
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