Innovators: Press Releases


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    Press Release | 2nd Annual Turning The Tide Marine Industry Awards- 2018

    by Kassandra Sharron on March 13, 2018

    Turning The Tide Awards Announces 2018 Recipients

    The 2018 recipients for the prestigious Turning the Tide Marine Industry Awards were announced in St. John’s today. Chairman Paul Antle, along with members of the selection committee, announced the three award recipients at the NRC Ocean, Coastal and River Engineering Building. TheTurning the Tide Marine Industry Awards honour excellence and innovation in Newfoundland and Labrador’s marine industry.
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    by Kassandra Sharron on March 1, 2018

    Novel molecule discovery being synthesized for breast cancer drug development ST. JOHN’S, NL CANADA – Oceans Ltd., an ocean technology company, today announced it has made a ground-breaking discovery in the properties of Newfoundland and Labrador seaweed that will be a ‘game changer’ in breast cancer treatment.   Read more.


    NATI- Intellectual Property Program

    by Kassandra Sharron on February 15, 2018

    NATI- ACOA Intellectual Property Program 

    Intellectual Property (IP) rights are an extremely valuable asset for any business – possibly the most important that a business can have. NATI recognizes that local companies may lack the knowledge, expertise, and resources necessary to protect their ideas and products, and may not have the level of access to resources, such as specialized legal counsel, that are needed to protect their IP.  Read more.


    Nominates for the Timothy R. Parsons Medal

    by Kassandra Sharron on February 8, 2018

    Nominate someone for the Timothy R. Parsons Medal, which honours outstanding contributions in the field of ocean sciences.   Who is eligible? 
    This medal is awarded: Read more.


    Innovative Solutions Canada

    by Kassandra Sharron on February 8, 2018

    Challenge meets opportunity


    Innovative Solutions Canada is a new program with over $100 million dedicated to supporting the scale up and growth of Canada’s innovators and entrepreneurs by having the federal government act as a first customer. Twenty participating federal departments and agencies will set aside a portion of funding to support the creation of innovative solutions by Canadian small businesses. Read more.