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Global Research Collaboration Initiative Launched in St. John’s

by Admin on April 28, 2011

Fifty-four senior oceans leaders from Canada, China, India, Brazil and Israel convened in St. John’s, Newfoundland, the City of Ocean Excellence, for three days in March for a Multilateral Roundtable on collaborative research in marine and ocean technologies. OceansAdvance, the organization that represents the ocean technology cluster in St. John’s, and International Science Technology Partnerships (ISTP) Canada co-hosted the event, an important first step that could lead to the establishment of a Global Centre of Excellence in Marine and Ocean Technologies (GCEMOT). Read more.


NavSim Technology

April 27, 2011

NavSim Technology Inc. is a proven innovation leader in the design and development of integrated  electronic navigation solutions (ENS) for both recreational and professional marine applications.  Founded by Dr. Piotr Waclawek in 2001 as a spin-off from the NRC’s Institute of Marine Dynamics,  NavSim has established itself internationally as a dynamic customer-focused company with a growing  client list that includes NASA, NATO, and a number of major marine pilotage organizations in the US and  Europe.       Read more.


Glamox Canada Inc.

April 27, 2011

Glamox Canada Inc. is the North American production and distribution center for the Glamox Group of Norway.    Manufacturing in Newfoundland for over 21 years, we are a world leading supplier of marine and offshore lighting products.    Read more.



April 27, 2011

C-CORE is a Canadian ISO 9001-registered R&D organization established in 1975 and headquartered in St. John’s, NL. With unparalleled harsh-environment expertise and world-leading technical capability in Remote Sensing, Ice Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering, C-CORE provides research-based advisory services and technology solutions to help clients mitigate operational risk in harsh environments and to address security, sustainability and safety issues related to their regulatory and operating needs worldwide.  Read more.


Marine Services International

April 27, 2011

Marine Services International (2008) Ltd. (MSI) is a, Newfoundland based marine firm that offers a variety of services to the local and international marine industry, including marine project management, marine design and drafting, marine engineering, and marine surveying.
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