Innovators: Press Releases

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Les O’Reilly Receives National Lifetime Achievement Award

by Admin on June 28, 2011

By Andrew Safer

Les O’Reilly, Executive Director of OceansAdvance, was one of three individuals to receive the Association of Canadian Community Colleges’ (ACCC) Distinguished Service Award at their national conference in Edmonton in early June. Read more.

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VMT and PRAC Sign Consulting Services Agreement

by Admin on June 21, 2011

Virtual Marine Technology Inc. (VMT) and Petroleum Research Atlantic Canada (PRAC) have entered into a Consulting Services Agreement to develop advanced simulation technologies for the offshore oil and gas industry.  The Agreement represents the third round of investment in advanced simulation technologies by PRAC since 2005.   Read more.


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.