Innovators: NEWS POSTS


Chevron Canada to Donate Survival Equipment to Marine Institute's Offshore Safety and Survival Centre

by Admin on July 19, 2016

Chevron Canada is making a large donation of safety and survival equipment, valued at approximately $477,000, to aid in training for the offshore petroleum industry delivered by the Offshore Safety and Survival Centre (OSSC) at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland. Read more. Read more.

NEIA Opens Call For Abstracts for NEWLEEF

by Admin on June 6, 2016

“The green economy and the clean technology and services which drive it represent a significant path for economic diversification and growth for Newfoundland and Labrador,” says Ted Lomond, Executive Director of NEIA. “This is a particularly exciting year for industry given the priority focus the Federal government is giving the environment and the support of the products and processes which protect it.” Read more.

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C-CORE to help Canadian Space Agency improve Canada’s satellite-based maritime surveillance capability

by Barry Snow on May 20, 2016

St. John’s-based research and development corporation C‑CORE has been contracted by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to adapt its proprietary radar technology for space. The CSA is availing of C‑CORE’s expertise to help develop a critical part of the next generation of RADARSAT satellites, greatly improving their imaging capability.   Read more.


Kraken Receives Major European Defense Order

by Barry Snow on May 4, 2016

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND - (May 3, 2016) – Kraken Sonar Inc. (TSX-V: PNG) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. has invoiced a major European defense contractor for over C$400,000. Proceeds are expected to be received during Q2 2016. Due to competitive reasons, the customer cannot be named at this time.
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by Barry Snow on April 28, 2016

April 27, 2016
Rutter Inc. is pleased to announce that Viking Ice Consultancy selected the sigma S6 Ice Navigator™ system for installation on the Magne Viking, the first vessel to comply with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Polar Code approved by DNV GL. This is a significant achievement for both companies to ensure safety and compliance while in operating in the Arctic.
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