Expression of Interest
IEEE MTS OCEANS2020 Conference and Exhibition – Visions for the Blue Economy
October 19-22, 2020
Deadline extended.  For more information click here.

Update Your Map Listing
Throughout recent months our team have identified 2,000 organizations across Canada who operate within the ocean sector. This listing is now available for you to review online and, should you choose to, provide any relevant changes or updates to your information…click here.

Lab2Market – Oceans Program – Recruitment is ongoing
Applications online…funding available to graduate and post-doctoral students.  Click here for more information.

Guidelines for healthy and safe operations during COVID-19 
Prepared by (CME) Canadian Manufacturers and & Exporters. Click here

Taskforce NL 2020  
Helping our local health authorities procure supplies of critical PPE such as gloves, masks, gowns and shields.  For more information click here.

How would you, or your business, like to avail of a mentorship program?
We know that it is a challenging time to think about anything other than the current impacts we are facing, But we hope you will participate in a short survey about how you (as a professional, or your business) would like to avail of a possible mentorship program. Link to participate

Ocean Startup Project – Challenge Competition
An exciting 24-month initiative to foster and grow ocean technology startups in Atlantic Canada. The Ocean Startup Project will be holding a Challenge Competition. They need your input on potential challenges to be included in the Ocean Startup Challenge Competition that is expected launch this April-May.  Deadline: April 24, 2020. Click here for more details.

Kraken, Greensea Partner to Advance Marine Robotics
Kraken Robotics and Greensea Systems have agreed to expand upon collaborative efforts already undertaken between the two companies to advance the capabilities of marine robotics.  Read More.


Government of Canada
Government of Newfoundland
Mental Health Support
City of St. John’s
St. John’s Board of Trade
BDC – How to cope with the impacts of COVID-19 on your business 
NATI – COVID-19 Disrupting the Economic Outlook 
Conference Board of Canada: COVID-19 Implicatoins for Canada and the economic impact 



BlueTech Global Connect Monthly Webinar 
The BlueTech Global Connect (BGC) monthly webinar series is designed to connect exciting BlueTech companies from around the world with potential advisors, investors and partners globally. Please join us to hear and virtually meet 3 innovative BlueTech companies each month.  For more information click here.

Subsea Innovation Day (Digital Conference)
April 28, 2020
The focus this year will be directed at opportunities and challenges related to digitalisation. Moreover, the Subsea Innovaton Day will be held as a digital conference, due to the the corona virus pandemi.  For more information click here.

Canadian Virtual Cleantech Innovatoin Day – Call for Presenters

The Consulate of Canada in Houston is organizing a virtual program to showcase innovative Canadian Clean Technologies applicable to the Oil and Gas sector. Selected applicants will have the opportunity to present innovative proven solutions to, and network with, key executives and decision-makers of two multi-national energy companies: BP and Baker Hughes. Read more.

The NOAA EBM/EBFM seminar series returns on April 8th 2020
The presentation is entitled: Adaptation, Resilience, and Transformation in Maine’s Coastal Communities.  For more information and to register, click here. 

Free Webinar Series Launched to Inspire and Celebrate Ocean Innovators
Ocean Startup Project Update – Individuals in Atlantic Canada and around the world can participate virtually through a weekly, interactive webinar series designed to engage people who have ideas for ocean companies and technology solutions to help boost the ocean economy.  More information here.

AFN National Fisheries Forum: “Rebuilding Fish Nations”
June 2 – 5, 2020
Fredericton, NB.
Join The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) for their fisheries tradeshow that will showcase innovative technologies, tools to better manage your fisheries, boats, crew and gear. More info here.

H2O Home To Overseas Conference and Exhibition
RESCHEDULED to June 9 & 10, 2021
Halifax, NS
The Ocean Technology Council of Nova Scotia in partnership with the Government of Canada, the Province of Nova Scotia and the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship is pleased to present the H2O: Home to Overseas Conference.  For more information click here.

Marine Renewables Canada Mission to IPF (Offshore Wind)
August 18 – 21, 2020
Rhode Island, USA
For more information click here.

Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2020
August 30 – September 2, 2020
St. John’s, NL
In partnership with World Aquaculture Society and the Aquaculture Association of Canada, NAIA will host the largest aquaculture focused conference in Canadian history. The conference will feature hundreds of world class speakers and delegates from around the globe on the science, technology, business and social aspects of aquaculture. For more information click here.

Innovate Canada 2020 to Spotlight Ocean Technology & Science Sector 
August 31 – September 3, 2020
St. John’s, NL
Canada’s global leadership in the ocean technology and science sector will be on full display.  For more information click here.

Atlantic Ocean Technology Delegation to SMM Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany
September 8-11, 2020
As the leading International maritime trade fair, SMM Hamburg is a great opportunity to meet with shipbuilders, technology partners, and companies in the Marine technology supply chain. For more information click here.

Noia Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition 2020
September 9 – 11, 2020
St. John’s Convention Centre
Noia’s 2020 Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition will offer the most current information from Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore industry. This annual Noia event is the largest offshore oil & gas conference in Canada and provides delegates with crucial information on trends and business opportunities in the east coast Canada petroleum industry. To register click here.

OCEANS 2020 Gulf Coast 
October 19 – 22, 2020
Mississippi Coast Convention Center
The event for global maritime professionals to learn, innovate, and lead in the protection and utilization of the world’s largest natural resource – our Oceans. For more information click here.

Arctic Shipping Forum North America – How to effectively navigate through ice-covered waters 
Montreal, Canada
October 27-29, 2020
The largest event for Arctic shipping professionals in North America dedicated to regulatory, strategic, operational and technological developments for the Arctic region.  For more information click here.

Save the Date!!
Marine Renewables Canada Annual Conference 
November 3-5, 2020
Halifax, Nova Scotia
More details to follow!

BlueTech Week
November 16 – 20, 2020
San Diego, USA
BlueTech Week is all about the companies and the people driving the sustainable Blue Economy. It’s the annual event where hundreds of senior international participants gather in San Diego to highlight collaboration and innovation in sustainable ocean and water technologies and the entrepreneurs making it happen.  For more information click here.

Save the Date!!
Ocean Frontier 2020…Vision for the Future Conference
November 17 – 20, 2020
Halifax, NS
More details to follow soon!

Atlantic Maritime Strategy Forum – Proposed Oceans “cluster collaboration” event
November  2020
Brest, France
If you are a company active in the ocean technologies sector and looking to explore business opportunities in Europe, this is your chance to do so. For more information click here.