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OceansAdvance Board Appoints Interim Executive Director
by Admin on June 22, 2016
OPPORTUNITY AND TALENT IN THE OCEAN INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM
by Admin on November 19, 2014
It was a meeting of minds, or more exactly a meeting of purpose. The senior bureaucrat and the entrepreneur had not co-ordinated their two presentations but their messages dovetailed nicely to underscore the opportunities and the talent in this province’s ocean technology cluster. Read more.
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER AND CANDIDATES FOR OCEANSADVANCE AGM UNVEILED
by wade on February 11, 2014
The Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers for the Board of OceansAdvance Inc. is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Thursday, February 27. 2014 at the Ocean Coastal and River Engineering- NRC Building, MUN Campus. Please mark your calendars Read more.
WORKING TO INFLUENCE INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS FOR ARCTIC DEVELOPMENT
by wade on October 3, 2013
The ISO/TC 67/SC8 “Arctic Operations” held their third plenary session and work groups meetings in St. John’s, Oct. 2-3, 2013.The sessions are being planned for the NRC OCRE facility (formerly IOT). This marks the culmination of ongoing efforts by the private and public ocean technology stakeholders in NL to participate actively in the evolution of international standards for development in the Arctic. Read more.
BRAZIL BUSINESS LINK FOLLOWS THROUGH ON SPEAKERS SERIES PRESENTATION
by wade on February 1, 2013
As a follow-up and update to their presentation on doing business in Brazil, 24 Oct 2012, as part of OceansAdvance's Speakers Series, Mr. Clerio Aguiar and Mr.Pedro Vassalo, Ocean Business Development Agents from Brazil, have forwarded an indepth business profile for review by those interested in pursuing opportunitIes in that country. Brazil has one of the fastest growing economies in the World. And there are opportunities in ocean technology for companies from Newfoundland and Labrador. Read more.
COLLABORATION ON MARITIME TECHNOLOGY KNOWLEDGE
by wade on December 3, 2012
05/10/2012: OceansAdvance Inc. of St. John’s, Canada, and Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG) of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Rio Oil and Gas Expo on 19 September 2012 to collaborate on research and development, technical exchange, and technology transfer focused in the ocean and marine sector.
FINDING INSPIRATION, AND PARTNERS, IN LOCAL R&D COMMUNITY
by wade on October 11, 2012
At the Industry Research Connections Session, Wed, Sept. 19, 2012 in St. John’s, more than ninety industry players came together to network for three very intense hours. On the podium one after another were representatives from nine local R&D companies and nineteen academic researchers from Memorial University and the College of the North Atlantic. They took three minutes each to profile their areas of expertise and to present their interests in research and technology commercialization. The session was sponsored by OceansAdvance in partnership with NSERC, IBRD, ACOA, and RDC Read more.