Innovators: General

GENERAL GUEST ARTICLES

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    FOCUSED ON THE BIG PICTURE

    by Admin on June 29, 2017

    Mashrura Musharraf Investigates Methods to Improve Safety Training for Offshore Oil and Gas Workers by Wade Kearley for OceansAdvance Inc.
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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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    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.

    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.