OceansAdvance Inc. (OA) is the Ocean Technology (OT) Cluster for Newfoundland and Labrador (NL). In collaboration with The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), and the Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Provincial Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry, and Innovation (TCII), OA is seeking the services of a Consultant for Phase I of a two-phase project which supports business opportunities for NL OT firms in in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, and surrounding areas, Scotland (hereafter to be referred to as Scotland).


OceansAdvance invites suitably qualified consultancy firms (Consultants) to respond to this Request for Proposals (RFP). This engagement will include a review and report on the broad OT sector opportunities as it relates to OA member capabilities, specific market entry strategy development for 4-6 NL Subsea Technology firms, and recommendations for supports, initiatives, activities, and contacts for OA to optimize services to the OA Cluster and build mutually beneficial relationships in the specified region.


Resulting reports will validate and support OA member firms’ international sales goals and objectives in Scotland with particular emphasis on increasing NL Subsea Technology exports and identifying quality customers, providing key contact information, and other B2B opportunities in the region for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The reports will also provide OA with key activities, events, and contacts in Scotland which will enhance OA’s international presence, relationships, and influence. 

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