Innovators: NEWS POSTS


Neil Gall Endowment Fund to Support Ocean Technology Students Announced

by Admin on July 19, 2016

The Neil Gall Memorial Leadership Scholarship in Ocean Technology Endowment Fund has been created through a collective gift from his family, friends, employers and colleagues, and a significant fundraising effort organized by MEOPAR (The Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network), where Neil thrived as its executive director before his passing in Jan. 2016. Read more.

Government of Canada Invests in the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University

by Admin on July 19, 2016

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), was in Holyrood today, along with the Honourable Judy Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Member of Parliament for Bonavista - Burin - Trinity and Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon, to announce a $3 million investment in the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University. Read more.

GRI President Named Finalist in EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

by Admin on July 19, 2016

OceansAdvance would like to send out congratulations to GRI president Russ Pelley on being named a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur of the year award under the Information Technology category. Read more.  Read more.

International Champions Eastern Edge Robotics Captures 4th International ROV Competition Title

by Admin on July 19, 2016

Eastern Edge Robotics, Memorial University’s Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) team earned top honours at the 2016 MATE International ROV Competition held at the NASA Johnson Space Center’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL) in Houston, Texas. Read more. Read more.

Kraken Sonar and Square Robot Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

by Admin on July 19, 2016

Kraken Sonar Inc. is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Square Robot, Inc. for the design, manufacture and support of advanced sensors and robotic systems for confined area inspection applications used by the worldwide oil and gas industry. Read more.