Innovators: Institution



by wade on February 16, 2012

If you are planing to attend the third annual Smart Ocean workshop this year, July 2 – 3, 2012, at the Marine Institute of Oranmore, Ireland (MII)then you might want to book your hotel today. There will be an exceptional demand on hotel and other accomodations in early July because this year’s event coincides with the grand finale of the Volvo Ocean Race.   Read more.


PRAC Renamed Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador

by wade on November 16, 2011

 St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, November 16, 2011 – Petroleum Research Atlantic Canada (PRAC) today announced that it has changed its name to Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador (Petroleum Research). Petroleum Research is a federally-incorporated, not-for-profit organization that funds and facilitates collaborative research and development (R&D) on behalf of the offshore oil and gas industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.   Read more.

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2012 CME National LEAN Conference

by wade on November 16, 2011

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is bringing Canada's premier LEAN conference to Winnipeg, Jun4 4-7, 2012. CME's vision is to provide an excellent LEAN enterprise learning experience with the highest practical value at the most affordable price. This year's theme is "Achieving and Sustaining Enterprise Wide Excellence."  
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Surviving the Arctic Ocean

by wade on July 5, 2011

One of the biggest challenges to oil and gas exploration in the Arctic will be keeping workers alive in the event of an evacuation. Successful escape from a rig or vessel is simply not enough – the unforgiving northern environment can be an even greater threat to human safety. The NRC Institute for Ocean Technology has been addressing this issue for the past decade, researching the survivability of humans in lifeboats, life rafts and immersion suits. Read more.


Marine Institute - School of Ocean Technology

May 2, 2011


The Marine Institute's School of Ocean Technology delivers education and training in various aspects of ocean technology. 

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