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Webinars-Pathways to Immigrating to Newfoundland and Labrador


The Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism will be holding information sessions for applicants on how temporary foreign workers in Canada, internationally trained workers abroad and international graduates who intend to work and live in Newfoundland and Labrador can become permanent residents of Canada. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.


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Learn How to Pitch Research Ideas to Funding Agencies, Investors, and Beyond

2018-02-21 17:30
2018-02-21 19:00

The Technology Transfer and Commercialization Office (TTCO) and MCE have partnered to offer this workshop facilitated by Harvard lecturer, Permjot Valia.

This workshop is for those who are looking to gain the skill of pitching research ideas to funding agencies, industry partners, and other investors! It will help faculty members, graduate students, and other university researchers to focus on getting to the core message of their work and the change they want to create through their research activities.


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NATI- Intellectual Property Program

by Kassandra Sharron on February 15, 2018

NATI- ACOA Intellectual Property Program 

Intellectual Property (IP) rights are an extremely valuable asset for any business – possibly the most important that a business can have. NATI recognizes that local companies may lack the knowledge, expertise, and resources necessary to protect their ideas and products, and may not have the level of access to resources, such as specialized legal counsel, that are needed to protect their IP.  Read more.


Titan Submersible

by Kassandra Sharron on February 15, 2018

In January 2018, OceanGate completed construction of Titan, formerly known as Cyclops 2, a 5-person submersible designed to dive to depths of 4000 meters. Once validation testing is complete, Titan will be the only privately owned manned submersible in the world that is capable of reaching this depth.   Read more.


Nominates for the Timothy R. Parsons Medal

by Kassandra Sharron on February 8, 2018

Nominate someone for the Timothy R. Parsons Medal, which honours outstanding contributions in the field of ocean sciences.   Who is eligible? 
This medal is awarded: Read more.