Innovators: General

GENERAL FEATURE STORIES

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    OceansAdvance Newly Elected Officers 2017

    by Admin on March 10, 2017

      The OceansAdvance AGM was held Monday, January 30, 2017 in St. John’s at the National Research Council’s – Oceans, Coastal and River Engineering research facility.   Read more.

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    OceansAdvance Hosts a Speakers Series Event Focused on Canada's Innovation Report Card

    by Barry Snow on November 29, 2015

    Conference Board of Canada Speaker Series   OA held a Breakfast Speaker Series on Thursday, November 26 featuring the Conference Board of Canada’s How Canada Performs - Report Card on Innovation.   Approximately 40 cluster members attended this engaging and insightful presentation by Paul Preston, Associate Director, Innovation Policy with the Conference Board of Canada.   Read more.

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    EUROPEAN COMMISSION PUBLISHES INNOVATION UNION SCOREBOARD 2015

    by Barry Snow on May 11, 2015

    Brussels, 07 May 2015 - Improving Europe's capacity to innovate and be globally competitive requires further efforts to encourage disruptive ideas and foster their commercial up-take. These are some of the conclusions to be drawn from the latest ranking of innovation performance across Europe.


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    GOING TO SEE: NL TRADE MISSION TO IRELAND FOCUSED ON OCEANS

    by wade on October 21, 2014

    Enabled by rapidly evolving technology and innovative approaches in research, business and policy,  the world is moving at a rapid pace to embrace the opportunities in the marine environment. Take as evidence the enormous investments of the EU in terms of policy documents and funding with a firm focus on oceans and the Arctic for business, for jobs and for economic development. A key player with the EU is Ireland which has sovereign rights to a large chunk of the continental shelf. Read more.

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    NEW OCEAN CLUSTER ESTABLISHED IN MAINE

    by wade on October 20, 2014

    (Portland Maine: October 16, 2014) Maine Governor Paul LePage today announced the successful establishment of the New England Ocean Cluster in Maine. The Iceland Ocean Cluster, led by Thor Sigfusson, has partnered with North Atlantic Assets and Soli DG, Inc. of Maine to establish the New England Ocean Cluster and New England Ocean Cluster House. 
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