Innovators: Press Releases

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.
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RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND THE PROVINCIAL ECONOMY

by wade on May 26, 2014

(Executive Council; 9 May 2014) The Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, led a provincial delegation to the annual Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas, this week. Read more.

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.
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ArcticENGINEER DEADLINE APPROACHES FOR HIGH SCHOOL ENRICHMENT APPLICATIONS

by wade on May 23, 2014

(St. John's, NL: May 22, 2014) The ArcticENGINEER summer enrichment program hosted by Memorial University’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) and funded through the Research and Development Corporation (RDC) is now accepting applications from high school students for the summer of 2014. The program provides exposure to the field of Arctic engineering to students who excel in science, technology, engineering and math and have completed grade 10, 11 or 12 by June of 2014. The application deadline is May 30th 2014.
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