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OceansAdvance is your connection point to the ocean technology
innovation ecosystem in Newfoundland and Labrador

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador - Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation

The Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation (TCII) is the lead for the economic, culture, and innovation agenda of the Provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Department provides insight, intelligence, innovation, and investment services for businesses and communities to create a strong, vibrant business community and regional economies.

TCII supports the NL ocean technology community by:

    • Working on development and promotion initiatives with key stakeholders including: Oceans Advance, Memorial University, College of the North Atlantic, the Marine Institute, the City of St. John's, C-CORE, as well as the federal government, including NRC Institute for Ocean Technology, NRC Industrial Assistance Research Program, ISED, and ACOA.


    • Supporting local companies to participate in trade shows and conferences


    • Partnering with other agencies to assist firms


    • Funding programs