Innovators: Press Releases

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Underwater Glider Research and Development

by Admin on June 13, 2011

Dr. Ralf Bachmayer is the Canada Research Chair in Ocean Technology at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. In June 2010 he opened the Autonomous Ocean Systems Laboratory (AOSL) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, and is currently supervising five master’s degree students and three doctoral students from Canada, China, and Iran on various projects in Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering. Read more.

Marport Awarded Major Defence Contract

by Admin on May 9, 2011

Ottawa, Ontario – May 9, 2011: Marport Deep Sea Technologies Inc., a leading developer of sonar technology for commercial and military applications, announced today that its subsidiary, Marport C-Tech Ltd., has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to manufacture helicopter dipping sonar modules for international defence contractor SELEX Galileo. The work will be carried out at Marport C-Tech facilities in Cornwall, Ontario. Read more.

HSBC Bank Announces Inaugural Finalists of the HSBC International Business Awards

by Admin on May 9, 2011

VANCOUVER, BC - April 12: HSBC Bank Canada is pleased to announce the 12 finalists for the inaugural HSBC International Business Awards, which celebrate the best of Canadian companies doing business abroad. The awards were developed by HSBC Bank Canada, in partnership with Business without Borders, to recognize Canadian firms that have made a real difference in taking their products and services to the world. Read more.

Distinguished Rear Admiral Joins Marport Board

by Admin on May 9, 2011

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – MAY 4, 2011: Marport Deep Sea Technologies Inc., a leading developer of Software Defined Sonar® technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rear Admiral Millard S. Firebaugh, USN (ret) to the Marport Board of Directors. Admiral Firebaugh has held distinguished leadership positions in research and development, naval ship and system design, submarine technology and advanced electronics.   Read more.

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Local Company to Navigate Waters to International Markets

by Admin on May 9, 2011

ST. JOHN’S, NL – MAY 4, 2011 -The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development, today announced a $500,000 investment in NavSim Technology. This investment allows the company to target new growth opportunities in international markets for its navigational software, which reduces the risk of collision or grounding for recreational boaters and major ship traffic.   Read more.