Ocean Technology Speaker Series with ICTC and DeepSense
Tuesday, February 23, 2021  9:30 – 10:30 a.m. (Registration is free)
Join the conversation about how student wage supports can help you bring student talent into your business very cost effectively. Join ICTC Atlantic Regional Coordinator, Tim Perron and Jennifer LaPlante, Executive Director at DeepSense to learn about their programs and subsidy programs available for your organization.  Click here for more information.

Canadian Women in Ocean Industries Leadership (CWOIL)
Creating a Respectful Workplace
Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:00 – 1:00 PM NST (Registration is free)
In recognition of International Women’s Day, CWOIL is pleased to present this free webinar training with Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC).  This one-hour lunch and learn will give you are great overview on a topics relating to matters that are upfront and foremost on many employer and employee’s minds; covering themes relating to respect in the workplace.  For more information click here.

Canada’s Ocean Asset Map
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.  Click here to GET ON THE MAP!

Wave Prediction Becomes a Reality
Earlier this month, Rutter Inc. launched sigma S6 WaveSignal which will improve mariner safety while conducting on-deck operations, carrying out cargo or personnel transfers, and a host of other offshore activities.  Click here for more information.

The Future Of Oceans – Canadian Broadcast Premiere
Click here to view this television series premiere featuring Canada’s Ocean Supercluster and Newfoundland and Labrador companies such as Kraken Robotics, eDNAtec, and Ocean Choice International.



ICTC’s WIL Digital Subsity is an innovative Work Integrated Learning program that helps employers grow their business by providing students with meaningful Work Integrated learning.  Funded by the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program, offering subsidies of up to $7500. For more information click here.

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 kyrynswanson@gmail.com.

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.

Global OCEANS 2021 –  Call for Abstracts (Deadline for submissions is April 19, 2021)
Have you conducted innovative research that you’d like presented to a broader audience? Abstracts will be accepted for engaging and cutting-edge technical papers. Learn more here.

$10,000 award from Mitacs to provide businesses with the support of undergraduate and graduate students through a four-month long project.  Read more here.

Underwater Technology Conference (UTC2021) Call for Abstracts
For more information click here.  Deadline is February 12, 2021.

Ocean Supercluster Resilience – Call for Proposals

Through the program, the OSC will invest up to $15 million in ocean projects that create strong collaborations and focus on the growth of multiple Canadian innovation-based companies.  Click here for more information.

Tokyo Canadian Technology Accelerator Program
Are you looking to grow your technology business in Japan but don’t know where to start? Click here for more information. Deadline for application is February 19, 2021.

Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award for Graduate Students – 2021 Competition
The RIC Award recognizes graduate students that conduct research projects that lead to increased awareness of audiences beyond academia or changes in stakeholder actions, practices, guidelines or policies. Click here for more information.

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.

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.

The 50 – 30 Challenge: Your Diversity Advantage
Find out more about how the 50 – 30 Challenge will act as a framework to accelerate diversity actions already taking place in many Canadian organizations and to encourage other Canadian organizations in adopting practices to improve equity…Click here.



BlueTech Global Connect – Anti-Biofouling: Thursday, February 18, 2021
The BlueTech Global Connect (BGC) webinar series is designed to connect exciting BlueTech companies with potential advisors, investors and partners globally.  Click here for more information.

Supercharging Canada’s Ocean Economy – Growing Canada’s Ocean Economy in a Digital, Sustainable, and Inclusive Way: February 18, 2021  Click here for more information.

Directors’ Dilemma: Answering the Challenge:  Friday, February 19, 2021
Join ICD for this interactive event focused on the difficult issues confronting a fictional board. Participants will have the opportunity to exercise their director skills as they deal with complex governance problems. For more information click here.

Ocean Economy Talks: German – Canada Co-operation Opportunities and Virtual Meetings
Presentations: February 25, 2021     B2B Meetings: February 25 – March 21, 2021
This event provides the opportunity to potential partner firms and  industry experts, from across Canada’s and Germany’s impressive ocean technology sector to meet and to network with the objective to develop partnerships and collaborations.  Click here for more information.

Coming March and April 2021!! Online Leadership Skill Builder sessions led by a professional WinSETT facilitator.  Click here for more information.

Save the Date for a webinar on Poland’s Defence & Security Sector: March 10, 2021
Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service at the Embassy of Canada to Poland, in partnership with Polish defence sector internet portal Defence24*, invites Canadian businesses, associations and institutions to “save the date” for an upcoming webinar.  Further details to follow soon.

Virtual Symposium on Pandemic Risk to Safety and Integrity of Process Operations: March 22 – 23, 2021
The Centre for Risk, Integrity and Safety Engineering (C-RISE), in collaboration with partners, presents a Virtual Symposium.  Contact: crise@mun.ca for more information.

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.

Global Oceans 2021: September 20 – 23, 2021
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.  Click here for more information.