Innovators: Press Releases


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.



by Kassandra Sharron on January 27, 2018

TURNING THE TIDE MARINE INDUSTRY AWARDS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS   Turning the Tide is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2018 Turning the Tide Marine Industry Awards!   They're seeking nominations in three award categories:  

  • Industry Leadership and Excellence
  • Industry Lifetime Achievement
  • Award of Historic Significance
    Read more.


OceansAdvance Chair Mike Maguire Announces New Board Members

by Kassandra Sharron on January 26, 2018

OceansAdvance held a very successful Annual General Meeting on Thursday, January 18. Five new members were elected to the OA Board, they include:  

  • Dr. Neil Bose
Vice President Research Memorial University
  • Mr. Dave Finn
Chief Operating Officer Petroleum Research Newfoundland & Labrador Read more.

Natural Resources Canada: Emerging Renewable Power Program

by Kassandra Sharron on January 25, 2018

Action on Emerging Renewable Power

The Emerging Renewable Power Program (ERPP) provides up to $200 million to expand the portfolio of commercially viable renewable energy sources available to provinces and territories as they work to reduce GHG emissions from their electricity sectors.

What is the Emerging Renewable Power Program?

Emerging renewable projects face higher risks, costs and more regulatory issues than projects using established renewable energy sources. Read more.