Innovators: Press Releases

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OCEANS '14 MEETING CHALLENGES WITH OPPORTUNITY

by wade on September 22, 2014

Oceans’14 was a resounding success. With more than 1,200 delegates and a total attendance of more than 1,700 including post secondary students, it was, according to a source inside City Hall, the largest industry-specific conference in the history of St. John’s. Staged at Mile One Stadium and the Delta Hotel, September 16-18, the conference was well attended and, according to many attendees, very well organized.   Read more.

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FOSTERING PARTNERSHIPS FOR A HEALTHY INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

by wade on September 16, 2014

IF THERE WAS ONE THEME THAT EMERGED FROM THE RECENT ADDRESS BY MARIE Geoghegan-Quinn at the Oceans Advance breakfast series, Friday , Sept. 12, it was Geoghegan-Quinn’s belief that a healthy innovation ecosystem is key to a European economic recovery . Reading from a prepared address she told her audience that “the European budget allocated to research and innovation was increased, despite a decrease in the overall EU budget for 2014-2020. Also, despite the economic crisis, the Union has made progress towards its R&D investment target of three percent. Read more.

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ADAPTING GIS SOFTWARE TO ENHANCE MUSSEL FARMING

by wade on September 4, 2014

(Green Bay, NL, 28 August 2014) Two provincial mussel farming operations will develop and implement new fish management software to enhance operations with help from the Provincial Government. The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, announced $30,180 through the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program today to help Sunrise Fish Farms Inc. in Green Bay and its sister company Connaigre Fish Farms Inc. in the Coast of Bays pursue the project.
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RSVP TODAY TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE IN THE EUROPEAN MARKET

by wade on September 2, 2014

With St. John's being one of only three stops in Canada chosen by the EU's Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science,  Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, OceansAdvance is making the most of her visit by featuring her as the speaker at the upcoming Breakfast Series event, Friday, Sept. 12.   Read more.

PROGRESS MEDIA TO HOST FACE-TO-FACE CONFERENCE IN NL

by wade on September 2, 2014

Progress Media has announced that it will host the first of what it intends ot be an annual Face-to-FaceNL conference in Newfoundland. This year's event is to be held Sept. 28 - 30, 2014 at The Terra Nova Resort & Golf Community in Port Blandford.
Keynote speakers include former Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Honorable Brian Tobin, Gemini winner and host of Majumder Manor, Shaun Majumder, CBS native and owner of Beverely Hills’ Naked Princess Boutique, Tayna Perrin and Mark of a Leader program founder, Tim Magwood.   Read more.