Rich in ocean resources and boundless potential, Canada’s ocean capabilities run deep. Canada’s Ocean Asset map is an evergreen tool that visually captures the breadth of world-class experience, products, and services that Canadian companies have on offer to the world.  Visit the full site here.  Update/claim your Map listing here.

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER: Oceans of Opportunity – The Underwater World of Science and Tech
Wednesday, October 21, 2020.  Informative and dynamic session from Society for Underwater Technology (SUT), hosted by the Marine Institute and OceansAdvance.  Guest Speakers: Moya Cahill, PanGeo Subsea and Igor Martin, Hydromea SA. Register here.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Marine Institute officially opens Underwater Exploration Lab
Local company, GRi Simulations Inc., provided the virtual remotely operated vehicle (VROV) technology to the laboratory which is used by the School of Ocean Technology to enhance its education of students in the field of subsea robotics and to assist in ocean mapping research.  Read more here.


C-CORE has landed a major contract with the Canadian Space Agency. Read more here.


Virtual Marine Technology – the first company to bring lifeboat simulation to the offshore oil and gas industry.  Read more here.


See what Canada’s Ocean Supercluster has been doing…click here.


ROMOR Ocean Solutions unveils two NEW Wave Gliders for Dalhousie University.  Read more here.

 

OPPORTUNITIES

 

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster is hiring for a variety of positions.  Find out more here.


MUN & CNA – Virtual Career & Graduate School Fair 2020 – Register Today!
October 29th 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Click here for more information.


Procurement-related news from PSPC / Des nouvelles sur les approvisionnements de SPAC
A practice Request for Proposal to try out the new electronic procurement tool.  Click here for more information.


Call for Content: Submission of technical papers, essays, and short articles for the Spring 2021 issue of the Journal of Ocean Technology – Renewable Ocean Energy.
Deadline for technical paper submissions is November 13, 2020. For more information click here.


Wage Subsidy Programs Available for NL Firms Pursuing Clean Growth. If your organization plans to hire, now is the time!  Read more here.


Venture for Canada Wage Subsidy
Venture for Canada’s Internship Program will now offer all employers a 75% wage subsidy. That’s up to $7,500 for each student hire this Fall. For more information, click here.


Round Five Seed Fund Applications Accepted August 20 – 31, 2020
The OFI Seed Fund supports ocean-related projects that offer high potential for innovation success but need small amounts of funding to help them move forward and grow. For more information click here.

 

TRAINING & EVENTS

 

Innovation Week 2020: Opportunity in Uncertainty: October 19 – 22, 2020
The week will kick off with Keynote Speaker Astronaut hopeful Bethany Downer. For more information click here.


Take part in BDC Small Business Week 2020: October 19 – 22, 2020

BDC is proud to announce its first-ever virtual Small Business Week with events and webinars you can attend from anywhere. For more information click here.


Creating a Respectful Workplace: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
A highly effective and interactive workshop that provides the information and supports needed to create and maintain a respectful and inclusive work environment. For more information click here.


Diversity, Inclusion, and You: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Learn to navigate these complex issues in WRDC’s new workshop. With increased knowledge and understanding, participants will communicate more effectively, and become more inclusive in their workplaces and day to day lives.  For more information click here.


2020 Superclusters Showcase: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Hear from each of Canada’s five superclusters as well as other special guests.  Click here to register.


Arctic Shipping Forum North America (Virtual): October 27 – 29, 2020
The largest event for Arctic shipping professionals in North America dedicated to regulatory, strategic, operational and technological developments for the Arctic region.  For more information click here.


Deep Blue Forum 2020: October 29 – 30, 2020 Virtual Defence Event
An event about operation in the underwater domain in the Arctic and in Canada’s coastal and maritime regions.  For more information click here.


MASS20 – Fast Changing, Slow Moving: November 3 – 4, 2020
Click here for more information.


Marine Renewables Canada Annual Conference: November 4 – 5, 2020
Click here for more information.


BlueTech Week: November 16 – 20, 2020
An annual event where hundreds of senior international participants gather in San Diego to highlight collaboration and innovation in sustainable ocean and water technologies and the entrepreneurs making it happen.  For more information click here.


Ocean Frontier Institute 2020 Virtual Conference: Tuesday, November 17 – 20, 2020
Click here for more information.


Noia’s Virtual Fall Event: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Click here for more information. 


Webinar Event – Supporting Viable Supply Chains of Critical Minerals in the United States and Canada
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Click here for more information.


Contaminated Sites Health & Safety Training (40-Hour Hazwoper): November 30 – December 04, 2020
Click here for more information.


Contaminated Sites Health & Safety Refresher (8-Hour Hazwoper): Monday, December 7, 2020
Click here for more information.


Oceanology International 2020: December 1-4, 2020
Oceanology International has been the world’s largest ocean technology exhibition and conference for over 50 years. Click here for more information.

 

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