Rich in ocean resources and boundless potential, Canada’s ocean capabilities run deep.Canada’s Ocean Asset map is an evergreen tool that visually captures the breadth of world-class experience, products, and services that Canadian companies have on offer to the world.

Have you claimed your listing on Canada’s Ocean Asset Map?

From sea to sea to sea, many successful organizations across this Canada have claimed their listing.  Here are just a few:

  • Open Ocean Robotics
  • OrganicOcean
  • Deep Trekker Inc.
  • Myera Group
  • PAL  Aerospace
  • Kongsberg
  • Ocean Sonics
  • Acadian Seaplants
  • Lloyds Register
  • Aurora Research Institute
  • Redrock Power Systems
  • 2G Robotics
  • Center for Aquaculture Technologies

Click here to claim your listing today to ensure you are part of this important Canadian ocean industries marketing tool!



Centre for Marine Simulation

In operation since 1994, the Centre for Marine Simulation (CMS) is an industrial arm of the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University (MI). Operating under MI’s School of Maritime Studies, CMS combines its unique North Atlantic location, world-class simulation technology, and industry-driven expertise to solve the toughest simulation problems for its clients.‌

To learn more visit their website.



Check out this Scientific American article, ‘A High-Tech Path to a Blue Economy‘, which features “four Canadian ocean industry pioneers” including OceansAdvance Executive Director, Cathy Hogan.

Investing in OceanTech: The Benefits of Dropping an Anchor on Canada’s East Coast.  Click here to read this recent blog by Rebecca Skinner, Investor Services Advisor, Atlantic, Invest in Canada.

Call For Proposals – PRNL is accepting proposals seeking ideas to reduce emissions from offshore operations.  Click here for more information.

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Recent Project Announcements:
Digital Ship In-Service Support Project
Rutter Technologies Internet of Things Project
Blue Futures Pathways Project 
Caris Cloud Technology Project
Smart Protective Coatings Project 
XOCEAN XO-G2 Project
Cluster Building Ocean Allies Project

Congratulations to Kraken Robotics who was one of only two Atlantic Canada companies that made the Deloitte Top 50 list for Canada (the only one from Newfoundland).  Read more here.   Kraken was also ranked #211 in North America in the Technology Fast 500.  Read more here.




ICTC’s WIL Digital is an innovative Work Integrated Learning program, funded by the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program, that helps employers by providing financial assistance for hiring post-secondary students.  For more information click here.

Underwater Technology Conference (UTC2021) Call for Abstracts
For more information click here.

The Business Development Support Program assists Newfoundland and Labrador SMEs with opportunities to increase their productivity and improve their competitiveness.  For more information click here.

Europe Market Development Program making the connection: helping Atlantic Canadian Companies diversify export sales.  For more information click here.

New initiative supports SMEs interested in Artificial Intelligence. Small and medium-size businesses: Don’t know where to start when it comes to AI? Wondering what AI can even do for you?  Learn more here.

Students on Ice is hiring – 3 posts for Blue Futures Pathways
Students on Ice is an organization focused on educational expeditions to the Polar Regions to inspire them to lead the charge on sustainability and in appreciating our planet.  Presently looking for a Program Manager, a Digital & Content Coordinator and a Program Outreach Coordinator.  Click here for more information.

Ocean Allies Internship Program
As part of the Ocean Allies initiative, 10 student placements will be set-up with companies and not-for-profits in the oceans sector across Atlantic Canada to help them with their business operations in response to COVID-19.  Click here for more information or email

Skills Canada Newfoundland and Labrador (SCNL) is partnering with College of the North Atlantic (CNA) to offer tuition opportunities to secondary and current post-secondary students, and financial support to graduating students, who demonstrate excellence in Skills Canada competitions.  Click here for information.

TechNL: Business Tech Solutions Program
This program will help businesses purchase digital solutions and access expertise so they can create online sales systems and generate new revenue streams. For more information click here.

In partnership with participating Canadian post-secondary institutions, Mitacs has launched a new initiative: a $10,000 award to provide them with the support of undergraduate and graduate students through a four-month long project.  Read more here.

The 50 – 30 Challenge: Your Diversity Advantage
The 50-30 Challenge calls on private and public corporations to voluntarily work towards achieving corporate leadership reflecting 50% gender parity, and 30% comprised of other diversity target groups, including visible minorities, Indigenous Canadians, persons with disabilities, and other groups including LGBTQ2 over time. Read more here.



NEIA launches its Newleef conference in On-Demand format and can be accessed at here. Registrants will have permanent access to the conference content through 2021.

Ask an Expert is a webinar series created by Connector NL and TeamGrowNL with the St. John’s Board of Trade that  allows industry experts and employers to engage with jobseekers that are interested in working in various sectors of Newfoundland and Labrador.  Click here to view the 2020 sessions.

Changing Tides panel discussion: January 13, 2021
Leaders in industry and academia will discuss how Canada’s ocean sector can attract and retain experienced talent.  Click here for more information.

New Training Opportunity with Tuition Subsidy at Gardiner Centre: January 21 & February 4, 2021
Gain the knowledge and skills to be successful in a new sales environment with a focus on networking, relationship building and winning sales!  Click here for more information.

The Uncharted: Autonomous Ship Project…No captain. No crew. No problem.
Discover how IBM and ProMare are enabling a new era of autonomous innovation and marine exploration with AI, edge computing and cloud technologies through a 8-part docuseries.  Watch the first 3 episodes on demand here.

Underwater Technology Conference 21: June 16-17, 2021
For more information click here.

Ocean Business UK21: July 6 – 8, 2021
This Hands-on Ocean Technology Exhibition and Training Forum is a free-to-attend exhibition for anyone in the ocean technology industry.  For more information click here.