FISHING VESSEL STABILITY SIMULATOR WINS NATIONAL AWARD

by wade on June 2, 2013

(May 10, 2013) Introduced just six months ago, the Marine Institute’s (MI) Fishing Vessel Stability Simulator (FVSS) is already getting national recognition. The FVSS recently received an Award of Merit at the 2013 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference in Ottawa in the category of Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in a Formal or Non-Formal Educational Program.
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$1.8 M RDC INVESTMENT IN BUSINESS-LED R&D INCLUDES OT CLUSTER MEMBERS

by wade on June 2, 2013

Developing technologies that can detect subsea leaks in underwater structures, increasing operational efficiencies in the fishing industry, and producing electricity from methane gas are among 12 diverse business-led projects receiving more than $1.8 million in funding from the Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC). The announcement was made today at the offices of the Research and Development Cooperation by the Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister Responsible for the Research & Development Corporation.
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FTNOP FUNDS MORE THAN 200 FISHERIES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

by wade on June 2, 2013

(May 28, 2013) More than 200 research and development projects have been made possible to date through the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program (FTNOP), which was introduced in 2007 to support innovation in Newfoundland and Labrador’s billion dollar fishing and aquaculture industry. Read more.

PROVINCE INVESTS IN LOCAL BUSINESS INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY

by wade on June 2, 2013

(May 29, 2013) Newfoundland and Labrador businesses are in a better position to improve operational efficiencies, boost capacity, and provide a competitive edge through funding provided by the Provincial Government. The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Innovation, Business and Rural Development, announced $480,100 to support 10 local businesses this morning at C&W Industrial Fabrication and Marine Equipment Limited in Bay Bulls.
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AUV MANUFACTURING IN THE USA: MARKET RESEARCH REPORT

by wade on June 2, 2013

May 23, 2013: The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Manufacturing industry has generated robust growth over the past five years. From 2008 to 2013, industry revenue has posted double-digit gains, growing at an average annual rate of 13.8% to an estimated $156.9 million in revenue.
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