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Local Companies Receive More Than $5.7 Million to Support Innovative Projects

by Admin on June 20, 2017

Two companies in Newfoundland and Labrador are bringing technology to the sea and sky to create new jobs and economic opportunities. Fugro Geosurveys is adapting and demonstrating sensor technology for use with Autonomous Underwater Vehicles while Solace Power Inc. is focused on wireless charging technology for small electric unmanned aerial vehicles.   Read more.

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Build In Canada Innovation Program

by Admin on June 6, 2017

OceansAdvance, NEIA, ACADA, and CME-NL partner to bring opportunity to local companies.   On June 28th Éric-Aimé Patry, Manager of Outreach and Engagement with the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) will be in St. John’s, NL and will be available to meet with firms to explore how they could benefit from participating in the BCIP.  Read More Read more.

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Memorial has a new Tier 1 Canada Research Chair

by Admin on June 6, 2017

Dr. Faisal Khan, professor of process engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, is the Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Offshore Safety and Risk Engineering.   The announcement represents a total investment of $1.5 million in federal funding and a total of $150,000 in provincial funding. Read More Read more.

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KRAKEN AWARDED $400,000 AQUAPIX® SONAR CONTRACT

by Admin on June 6, 2017

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND, JUNE 5, 2017 /Marketwired/ -- Kraken Sonar Inc. (TSX-V: PNG) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. has been awarded a repeat contract valued at over C$400,000 by a leading European defence contractor. Kraken will supply and integrate its AquaPix®Miniature Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Sonar and Real-Time SAS Signal Processor on the customer’s Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV). Delivery is expected in Q3, 2017. Read more.

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Kraken Receives $745,000 For Underwater Robotics

by Admin on May 17, 2017

Kraken Receives $745,000 for Underwater Robotics Non‐Dilutive Capital to Support ThunderFish™ Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Program ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND    Read More   Read more.

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NEIA's Innovation Connector May 8th, 2017 Holiday Inn, St. John's: Research

by Admin on April 26, 2017

  NEIA’s Innovation Connector is giving firms the opportunity to outline challenges they are facing in their business which could be addressed with help from academic experts. The event will explore challenges related to environmentclimate changewaste management, and efficiency.   Read more.

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NEIA's Innovation Connector May 8th, 2017 Holiday Inn, St. John's: CleanTech

by Admin on April 26, 2017

NEIA’s Innovation Connector aims to help discover local research expertise within our university and colleges with an eye to solving existing challenges or generating new business ideas and initiatives. The event will explore research related to environmentclimate change, and clean technology.   Read more.

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OceansAdvance AGM January 30, 2017

by Admin on January 11, 2017

OA AGM and Election of Officers   Read more.

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SubC Imaging Profiled In The Overcasts Next Gen NL Series

by Admin on November 16, 2016


SubC Imaging is proud to be the first company profiled in The Overcast’s Next Gen NL series. This article gives an overview of SubC Imaging's mission, technology and some of their successful worldwide ventures. Read more Read more.

Call To Action: Clean Technologies

by Admin on November 16, 2016


The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency has issued a Call to Action inviting Atlantic Canadian companies, communities and non-profit organizations to develop proposals for porjects that promote clean technology. The Agency has earmarked $20 million for clean technology projects in 2016-17. Applications should be submitted on or before March 31, 2017. Read more Read more.