Innovators: Press Releases

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ARCTIC CIRCLE INVITES BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO ENGAGE FOR ARCTIC COOPERATION

by wade on August 16, 2013

13 August 2013: The World Ocean Council (WOC) has been invited by President Grimsson and the organizers of the Arctic Circle to strengthen the business community’s involvement in the inaugural Arctic Circle Assembly (Reykjavik, 12-14 October) www.arcticcircle.org.
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US NAVY SEEKING INNOVATIVE CONCEPTS FROM INDUSTRY AND ACADEMIA

by wade on August 8, 2013

The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) has released a Broad Agency  Announcement (BAA) (N00167-13-BAA-01) seeking innovative concepts from industry (maritime and non-maritime) and academia that support Navy shipboard energy conservation needs.

Of primary interest are development efforts with the potential for rapid transition to Fleet operations for Military Sealift Command (MSC) and Navy ships.

White papers will be accepted through November 30, 2014.
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OCEANS'13 MTS/IEEE SAN DIEGO: AUGUST NEWS AND UPDATES

by wade on August 8, 2013

When Oceans2013 returns to San Diego, Sept. 23-26, 2013,there'll be over 450 papers, presentations and posters, plus an extraordinary exhibition by industry, academia, non-profits, and government agencies. Many other evebnts will berunning concurrently to complement the rich technical and scientific presentations.   Read more.

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US DECLARES NATIONAL MARINE TECHNOLOGY WEEK

by wade on August 8, 2013

(Washington, D,C,THUR, AUG.02, 2013) U.S. Rep. Sam Farr (D.CA 20) and U.S. Rep. Don Young (R AK, AL) yesterday introduced a House resolution to designate the week of September 22, 2013 through September 28, 2013 as ‘National Marine Technology Week’ to recognize the important contributions marine technology has made to the United States.
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NEW FISH PLANT SANITIZATION TECHNOLOGY FOR FOGO FISH PLANT

by wade on August 2, 2013

(St. John's, NL, 29 July 2013)The Fogo Island Cooperative Society will examine new sanitation technology for its shrimp operation with financial assistance through the Provincial Government’s Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program. The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, announced $6,000 in funding today to assist research into leading sanitation technology available in Iceland and Ireland to continue to enhance the Co-op’s sanitation practices.
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