Innovators: OA



    by Kassandra Sharron on January 30, 2018

    An interview with Robert Gash, engineering research scientist with NRC OCRE   by Wade Kearley   Through the wall of windows along the north side of the University Centre, the skies over the St. John’s Campus appear grey as the unusually cold weather lingers. Although it is mid-May, the few straggly maples visible on campus have not yet opened fully into leaf.   Read more.


    by Admin on January 9, 2018

    By Wade Kearley Philip Meintzer’s research into a better design for cod pots could help build a sustainable, commercial fishery for cod.
    With the twitter handle @codfatherNL, it’s no surprise that Philip Meintzer lights up when discussing his research on cod pots. All this despite the fact that on the wharves of Fogo Island, he’s endured good-natured gibes.  “The fishermen get a laugh out of a prairie boy trying to tell them how to fish.”   Read more.


    Candidates for OA Election of Officers, January 18, 2018

    by Admin on December 13, 2017

    Dr. Neil Bose Vice President (Research) Memorial University of Newfoundland   Read more.

    A Multi-beam Vision for the Future

    by Admin on October 25, 2017

    Profile of Sarah Walsh, a champion for Ocean Mapping By Wade Kearley   Read more.


    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.


    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.


    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.