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Spotlight on Underwater Vehicles

by wade on July 26, 2011

by Andrew Safer republished from the Marine Technology Reporter, New York, November/December 2010: Oceans Week in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador focused a spotlight on underwater vehicles at both the Ocean Innovation conference and the 6th Biannual National Research Council-Institute for Ocean Technology (NRC-IOT) Workshop on Underwater Vehicle Technology between October 17 – 23, 2010.  Now in its eighth year, Ocean Innovation was the brainchild of Randy Gillespie, Director of Applied Research at the Marine Institute’s School of Ocean Technology. Asked why St. Read more.

Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program - Second Call for Proposals

by wade on July 18, 2011

The second Call for Proposals (CFP) for the Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP) has been posted on MERX. Read more.

Canada Seizing a “market moment” in recruiting students from India

by wade on July 14, 2011

After a slow beginning a decade ago, Canadian Universities are now hastily working to recruit students from the vast numbers of bright young scholars from India. On June 27, Campbell Clark reported in The Globe and Mail that Canadian Universities offer a valuable service to both Canada and India as they develop joint programs between the two countries for scholars and researchers, building business ties and deepening political connections. However, despite potential benefits, these connections are under reported.   Read more.

The July Issue of INTRD's "Trade Waves"

by wade on July 13, 2011

Latest Issue of Trade Waves • Traditional & Emerging Markets Upcoming Trade & Export Development Initiatives

  • Oceans MTS/IEEE, Kona, Hawaii, September 19-22
  • Atlantic Technology Partnering Mission to RETECH (Renewable Energy Technology Conference & Exhibition), Washington D.C., September 20-22
  • Alberta Foodservice Expo, Calgary, October 2-3 
  • Atlantic Canada Oil & Gas/Oceans Trade Mission to Brazil Rio, Brazil, October 3-6
  • ANUGA 2011, Cologne, Germany, October 8-12
  • Grocery Innovations, Toronto, October 24-25
  • Americas Food and Beverage Show, Miami, November 14-15
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City of St. John’s Economic Update

by wade on July 13, 2011

Newfoundland and Labrador led the country in year-over-year growth in average weekly earnings in March 2011, according to Statistics Canada....

Oil is now flowing from the Hibernia South Extension (HSE) field....

Current pricing and an increasing supply of active listings will contribute to lower housing market activity throughout the St. John’s area over the coming months, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC’s) Housing Market Outlook....   Read more.