Innovators: Press Releases

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AUV WITH LOCALLY DEVELOPED SONAR IS THE FUTURE FOR CANADA'S ARTIC

by wade on October 7, 2014

(10/02/2014) For a wreck that has been underwater for almost 170 years, HMS Erebus looked almost perfectly preserved, the image so clear that viewers could almost see individual grains of sand. Resting more than 10 metres deep in icy Arctic waters, the long-lost ship was finally discovered thanks to a robot using state-of-the-art sonar able to grab images of the vessel’s hull, which was mostly intact.
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MASS '14 GEARING UP FOR 2nd ANNUAL MUST-ATTEND EVENT

by wade on October 6, 2014

Now in its second year, the Maritime & Arctic Security & Safety Conference (MASS) has already gained a reputation as a must-attend event. At MASS'14, October 28 - 30, at the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre, St. John's NL, delegates will network and gain a wide perspective on challenges, opportunities and policies related to the Arctic and North Atlantic maritime environments. Read more.

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ELIGIBLE COMPANIES INVITED TO APPLY FOR ACOA’S EXPORT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

by wade on October 5, 2014

(St. John's, NL; 06 Oct. 2014) Eligible businesses in Newfoundland and Labrador are invited to apply for ACOA's Export Internship Program. But time is running out to apply. The deadline is noon, Friday, 17 Oct. 2014. This program was designed by ACOA to offer work opportunities for Newfoundland and Labrador university and college graduates, and to provide potential and existing exporters with quality trade-advisory services. Read more.

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UK TRADE COMMISSIONER ON OCEAN TECH MARKET OPPORTUNITIES

by Admin on September 23, 2014

Among the people in town to strengthen internation networtks and seek new partnerships in the lead up to Oceans '14, was Lee Thornton. As the Trade Commissioner for Ocean Technologies based in London, UK, he visited St. John's on Sept. 15 to present "Going Global: Making the most of international opportunities and engaging with Horizon 2020."    To view a pdf of Thornton's powerpoint presentation CLICK HERE.   Read more.

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ROV3D LAUNCHED AT OCEANS '14

by wade on September 22, 2014

As the Oceans ’14 conference got under way in St. John’s last week a local startup debuted the 3D underwater visualization system it has been working on for several years.   Read more.