Innovators: NEWS POSTS



PRAC Renamed Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador

by wade on November 16, 2011

 St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, November 16, 2011 – Petroleum Research Atlantic Canada (PRAC) today announced that it has changed its name to Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador (Petroleum Research). Petroleum Research is a federally-incorporated, not-for-profit organization that funds and facilitates collaborative research and development (R&D) on behalf of the offshore oil and gas industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.   Read more.

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2012 CME National LEAN Conference

by wade on November 16, 2011

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is bringing Canada's premier LEAN conference to Winnipeg, Jun4 4-7, 2012. CME's vision is to provide an excellent LEAN enterprise learning experience with the highest practical value at the most affordable price. This year's theme is "Achieving and Sustaining Enterprise Wide Excellence."  
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OceansAdvance Presents LOOKNorth's Neil Cater in latest Roundtable Session

by wade on November 15, 2011

Oceans Advance has scheduled the next in its popular series of Roundtable Presentations. They have issued an open invitation to members of the Ocean Technology Cluster to attend the presentation by Neil Cater on Thur., Nov. 24 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Institute for Ocean Technology.   Read more.


Two NL Firms Make Top 100 Marine Technology Companies List

by wade on November 15, 2011

The semi-monthly Marine Technology Reporter is one of the world's largest circulation magazines covering the marine technology market.  Each year the magazine publishes the "MTR 100" list which profiles the top 100 ocean technology companies in the world as assessed by the editorial team at the Marine Technology Reporter.
The list came out in early November and among the 12 Canadian ocean technology companies on the list were two of our own, from Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Review of Federal Support to R&D Is Available Online

by wade on November 10, 2011

The expert panel leading the Review of Federal Support to R&D submitted its final report Oct. 17, 2011, to the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology. In it they make a series of recommendations that call for a simplified and more focused approach to the $5 billion worth of R&D funding provided by the federal government every year. That report is now available online.   Read more.