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    John Risley & Brendan Paddick: Innovation & Supporting Small Business

    by Admin on July 27, 2017

    OceansAdvance, in partnership with the Genesis Centre, hosted a public event: Yarns & Networking for Innovation week. It featured John Risley from Halifax, Nova Scotia who is President of Clearwater Fine Foods Incorporated (CFFI) a diversified holding company operating internationally. The primary assets are controlling stakes in Clearwater Seafood Inc. and Columbus Communications; a provider of network services and cable TV. Read more.

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    Newfoundland and Labrador company boldly takes radar where it’s never gone before

    by Admin on July 21, 2017

    Northern Russia, offshore Brazil, the Gulf of Mexico—these are just some of the places where Rutter Inc.’s radar technology products are in demand. While the St. John’s-based company is small, with 33 employees globally, the firm has carved out a niche in the oil and gas business with radar technology that detects oil spills, icebergs, unidentified vessels and small objects and monitors waves and sea conditions. “We want to have as many products on our roster as we can offer, especially with the oil and gas industry in a slump,” says Blair Wheaton, Rutter’s vice president. Read more.

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    Build In Canada Innovation Program

    by Admin on June 6, 2017

    OceansAdvance, NEIA, ACADA, and CME-NL partner to bring opportunity to local companies.   On June 28th Éric-Aimé Patry, Manager of Outreach and Engagement with the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) will be in St. John’s, NL and will be available to meet with firms to explore how they could benefit from participating in the BCIP.  Read More Read more.

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    OceansAdvance AGM January 30, 2017

    by Admin on January 11, 2017

    OA AGM and Election of Officers   Read more.

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    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.

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    COLD WATER OPS

    by wade on March 15, 2014

    Seventy representatives from seven countries met for two days in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador in early October 2013 to further the creation of standards for resource development in the Arctic.
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    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.

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    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.