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CALL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING TECHNOLOGY PROPOSALS
by wade on December 11, 2013
If you represent a small- or medium-sized research enterprise based in Canada with a focus on remote environmental sensing and in-situ monitoring technologies, then this proposal call could be a significant business opportunity for you.
CIEST FUND CALL FOR PROPOSALS
by wade on December 9, 2013
The Canada-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (CIIRDF), has announced a research and development funding opportunity for energy companies and researchers in Canada and Israel.
The first Call for R&D Proposals under the Canada-Israel Energy S&T Fund (CIEST Fund) launched earlier this year generated great interest from companies and researchers in energy R&D collaborations in both countries. CIIRDF is now accepting new applications for the second round of funding consideration in June, 2014.
OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS WITH PETROBRAS PROCUREMENT MISSION 2013 TO ST. JOHN'S
by wade on September 30, 2013
Petrobras CFO, Mr. Almir Barbassa, and representatives of his procurement team, will be visiting St. John's Oct. 7 - 8, 2013 to connect with companies in the oil and gas and ocean technology sectors. They are looking to expand the company's supply chain network. This mission is part of their strategy to support a robust five-year business plan which forecasts expenditures of CAN$244 billion, mostly in exploration and production in Brazil.
OIL BOOM BOOSTS BUSINESS
by wade on August 8, 2013
A recent report from Memorial University outlines just how much of an effect Newfoundland and Labrador’s oil boom has had on the province’s productivity growth.
The study, conducted by Ottawa’s Centre for the Study of Living Standards and funded by the Department of Economics, through its Collaboration for Applied Research in Economics initiative, found
that Real GDP in the province’s business sector increased at nearly twice the rate of Canada’s (4.55% per year in N.L., compared with 2.50% nationally) between 1997 and 2010. Read more.
THE SUPPLY CHAIN FOR THE OCEAN ENERGY INDUSTRY IN IRELAND
by wade on July 11, 2013
The Marine Renewables Industry Association has released a discussion document on The Supply Chain for Ocean Energy in Ireland in particular those features that would help advance the national interests of the wave and tidal energy industry.