Innovators: General

GENERAL GUEST ARTICLES

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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.

    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.

    Petrotech 2016 Trade Mission

    by Admin on November 16, 2016

    The Alberta Government, in conjunction with Global Affairs Canada and Export Development Canada, is leading a trade mission to New Delhi, India from December 4 to 7, 2016, alongside Petrotech - 2016.  It is our intention to recruit 18 Alberta oil and gas (O&G) equipment and service companies interested in exploring and/or expanding their business into the Indian market. This is one of the most vibrant and growing O&G markets in the world. Read more Read more.

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    THE ACCIDENTAL ENTREPRENEUR

    by wade on May 5, 2015

    AS THE JET LIFTED OFF FROM THE HELSINKI RUNWAY AND VEERED WESTWARD IT CARRIED among its passengers the newly minted Dr. Brian Veitch. With him he brought a dedication to creativity in science and research, an eagerness to overcome challenges, and an as yet unrealized drive to make an impact on safety at sea.  It was late December of 1995 when the St. Read more.

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    RHODE ISLAND AIMS TO LURE BUSINESSES BY PROMOTING 'CLUSTERS'

    by Barry Snow on April 6, 2015

    (Providence, Rhode Island, April 3, 2015) Some three dozen city government and business leaders announced the start of a “cluster development” study they hope will help convince new companies to locate in Providence by determining which locations in the city are best suited to various types of businesses.    Read more.

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    UNPLUG... TUNE IN... POWER UP

    by wade on March 28, 2015

    EVERY TIME HE WENT TO HIS HOTEL ROOM KRIS MCNEIL FACED THE FRUSTRATION OF untangling a shopping bag full of wires. A software developer for a St. John’s-based start-up company, McNeil found himself wearing many hats, including product management and sales for the local company that did a lot of business in New York and California. At the time, Bluetooth and other wireless technology was simplifying data transmission, “but I still had to deal with a ball of power cords,” he recalls. Read more.

    PORTLAND-BASED MARINE BUSINESS INCUBATOR LAUNCH ATTENDED BY ICELAND OFFICIALS

    by wade on March 24, 2015

    (PORTLAND, Maine; 16 March 2015) The U.S. ambassador to Iceland and Iceland's ambassador to the United States are visiting Maine on Tuesday, 17 March, in an effort to build upon and create new economic opportunities between the two countries.   U.S. Ambassador Robert Barber and Iceland Ambassador Geir Haarde will first attend a private reception in Portland for the unveiling of the conceptual design for a marine-based business incubator being launched on the city's waterfront, according to an announcement last week from the Maine International Trade Center. Read more.

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    A MARITIME VISION FOR CALIFORNIA

    by wade on February 25, 2015

    (San Diego, California; 15 Feb. 2015) California’s future is intimately tied to the Pacific. This vast ocean determines our coastline, influences our weather, boosts our tourism economy and provides great opportunity to further develop our “Blue Economy.” This is certainly true for San Diego, discovered by sea, built on a bay that brought the Navy and industries serving the Navy, and home to world-class ocean research institutions and the largest maritime and water technology (BlueTech) cluster in the United States. Read more.