Innovators: OA

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OCEANSADVANCE CO-HOSTS PRESENTATION ON "DOING BUSINESS IN NUNAVUT"

by Admin on January 15, 2015

In an initiative to assist local entrepreneurs in making business connections and accessing various economic opportunities in Nunavut, OceansAdvance is partnering with the Oceans and Arctic Opportunities Division of the Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development to present “Doing Business in Nunavut”.   Read more.

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IMPRESSIVE SLATE OF CANDIDATES STAND FOR ELECTION TO OA BOARD AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR AGM

by Admin on January 6, 2015

Mark your calendar now for the Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers for the Board of OceansAdvance Inc. Barry Snow, Executive Director of OceansAdvance has announced that the annual meeting will be held 3:00 p.m., Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the Ocean Coastal and River Engineering- NRC Building, Memorial University Campus, St. John’s, NL.    Read more.

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OPPORTUNITY AND TALENT IN THE OCEAN INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

by Admin on November 19, 2014

It was a meeting of minds, or more exactly a meeting of purpose. The senior bureaucrat and the entrepreneur had not co-ordinated their two presentations but their messages dovetailed nicely to underscore the opportunities and the talent in this province’s ocean technology cluster. Read more.

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FOSTERING PARTNERSHIPS FOR A HEALTHY INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

by wade on September 16, 2014

IF THERE WAS ONE THEME THAT EMERGED FROM THE RECENT ADDRESS BY MARIE Geoghegan-Quinn at the Oceans Advance breakfast series, Friday , Sept. 12, it was Geoghegan-Quinn’s belief that a healthy innovation ecosystem is key to a European economic recovery . Reading from a prepared address she told her audience that “the European budget allocated to research and innovation was increased, despite a decrease in the overall EU budget for 2014-2020. Also, despite the economic crisis, the Union has made progress towards its R&D investment target of three percent. Read more.

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SEEKING OUT INNOVATION PARTNERS IN BRAZIL

by wade on August 20, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 19 August 2014) One of the many benefits of joining the provincial delegation to the NavalShore 2014 Conference in Rio de Janeiro was the opportunity to identify potential international “innovation partners” that could add value to the local ocean technology cluster in Newfoundland and Labrador.   Read more.