Send us your Job Postings
At OceansAdvance, we are constantly looking for additional ways to assist our members and provide value-added services to our current offerings. With this in mind, we are reaching out to invite you to send along any job openings you may have, and we will add your post and link in our bi-weekly newsletter. OA has an extensive local, regional, national and international outreach, and who knows, your next superstar employee could find that position right here at OceansAdvance. Contact Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canada’s Ocean Asset Map and Database
A searchable database of stakeholders in key ocean sectors including, but not limited to, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, ocean sensing, ocean mapping, underwater acoustics, and supply and service. Click here to find an ocean business or organization, or to add/update your listing.
Why Do Humpback Whales Breach?
Dive into the ocean and learn why humpback whales jump out of the water. Click here.
Pitch & Pick Summer 2020 by Genesis – Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 2, 2020
The top Evolution finalists from the summer cohort will battle for the top spot. Register here.
Oceanology International Americas 2021 San Diego: Technical Tracks – Call for Abstracts
As part of the conference program, OI Americas will run a series of technical tracks exploring the latest developments in ocean technology. For more information click here.
NATI’s Innovation Week will be held virtually in Fall 2020. As part of the virtual activity, they would like to spotlight local stories from their members who have experience in digitalization in their organization and would like to share their insights in a feature or a panel, please email email@example.com
Why Innovasea is Leading Canada’s ambitious Ocean Aware project,. Read Mark Jollymore’s story here.
Venture for Canada Wage Subsidy
Venture for Canada’s Internship Program will now offer all employers a 75% wage subsidy. That’s up to $7,500 for each student hire this Fall. For more information, click here.
Business Interruption Recovery Fund
The Newfoundland & Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs has launched the Business Interruption Recovery Fund to assist women entrepreneurs in Newfoundland and Labrador to access business supports to navigate COVID-19. For more information click here.
Help guide the future of business events in Canada…click here.
Round Five Seed Fund Applications Accepted Starting August 20
The OFI Seed Fund supports ocean-related projects that offer high potential for innovation success but need small amounts of funding to help them move forward and grow. For more information click here.
“What can government do for me right now?
The Government of Canada has launched an the interactive business benefits finder to assist companies in navigating government funding programs. For more information click here.
Canadian Coastal Zone Information System – Web Accessible Single Platform Solution C
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is seeking a web accessible single platform solution to be used as a decision support system to provide cost-effective and sustainable solution to coastal and marine infrastructure planning, climate change risk assessment and adaptation in areas where PSPC is facing significant risks to coastal infrastructure due to climate change. For more information click here.
Tender Notice – Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Transport Canada requires the removal and disposal of thirteen wrecked and abandoned vessels in various locations throughout three of the Atlantic Provinces. For more information click here.
TCII Business Development Support Program
The Business Development Support Program assists Newfoundland and Labrador SMEs with opportunities to increase productivity and improve their competitiveness. For more information click here.
COVID-19 Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement
Offers up to $2500 for projects, partnerships or initiatives that contribute to addressing immediate, long-term needs of COVID-19 and align with Memorial’s Public Engagement Framework. Read more here.
Husky Centre – NL Sales Training Needs Assessment
The Gardiner Centre and the Husky Centre of Excellence in Sales and Supply Chain Management are requesting your feedback to assist in developing sales programming that fits today’s business needs and tomorrow’s plans. Click here.
Technology Scouting…BAE Systems Fast Labs-technology needs & challenges. More here.
Wave of the Future – A resource book that connects children to the value of the ocean
Geared toward children aged 10 to 12 years old, this visual and interactive resource introduces young people to the Blue Economy. To download the entire Wave of the Future book or each chapter individually for free (French and English) click here.
Opportunities with the U.S. Space Development Agency
The Trade Commissioner Service would like to inform you of four major opportunities at the Space Development Agency (SDA). SDA orchestrates the development and fielding of DoD’s future threat-driven National Defense Space Architecture. More here.
ArriveCAN – the digital tool that will help reduce wait times at the border and reduce the spread of COVID-19. Click here for more information.
Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) 2020 Trades & Technology Scholarships. Click here for more information.