Grieg Seafood is one of the world’s leading salmon farming companies, targeting 90 000 tonnes of harvest in 2020 and 130 000 tonnes in 2025.  More than 900 people work in the company throughout our regions.

We live by and for the ocean. In cold and clear waters, we have farmed salmon for almost three decades. Through continuous improvement and technological development, we’ll keep on farming for another three and beyond.  More here.


OceansAdvance AGM and Election of the Board of Directors: Thursday, May 6, 2021
There are five vacancies on the Board this year.  Click here for more information.
To register for the AGM please 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!

BDO and Genesis Centre partner up for growing tech companies.  Read story here.

Kraken Announces $2.2 Million of Subsea Batteries and Sonar Contracts & Project Funding.  Read story here.

World Ocean Council and European Space Agency to Collaborate in Advancing Space-Based Systems and Data to Support the Ocean Sustainable Development.  More here.

Canadian businesses are encouraged to register for the Government of Canada’s new Procurement service.  Click here for free registration.

How the TCS is supporting the growing number of women entrepreneurs in e‑commerce.  Learn more.


Work-Integrated Learning – Wage Support Co-op Employers of any size operating in Newfoundland and Labrador will qualify for wage subsidy funding
to hire a Co-op Student from the College of the North Atlantic.  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.

Request for Proposal-ESIA Consultancy New Demerara River Bridge
The main objective of this Consultancy is for the Consultant to undertake a detailed assessment of the environmental and social issues that are involved with or are likely to arise from the planned development in the areas of influence of the project.  Click here for more information.

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.

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.

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.

SMEs – think artificial intelligence is not for you?  Think again. Artificial Intelligence is important to the future of SMEs.  So What’s holding you back?  Click here.

World Ocean Council (WOC) Invites Young Polar Research Scientists and Technicians to Online Training to Improve Technical Skills for Working On Research Icebreakers.  Click here for more information.


Virtual Symposium on Pandemic Risk to Safety and Integrity of Process Operations: March 22 – 23, 2021

Memorial University’s Centre for Risk, Integrity and Safety Engineering (C-RISE), in collaboration with partners, invite you to attend this free Virtual Symposium. Click here for more information.

Everything the government has to offer your business – all in one place: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
This webinar will include presentations from Innovation Canada programs: Innovative Solutions Canada, ExploreIP, Superclusters, the Strategic Innovation Fund, and BizPaL.  For more information click here.

Ocean Economy Talks: Germany – Canada Cooperation Opportunities: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
This Second Session will focus on Canadian and German funding Programs to facilitate research, development and international industry collaborations in the Marine Industry.  For more information click here.

Virtual trade “Best Practice” session: March 25, 2021
If you have been, or are planning to use any kind of virtual event/platform as part of your market development, now or in the future, this is a very valuable tool to add to your internationalization toolkit. For more information about these free sessions click here.

Navigating Opportunities in Offshore Wind: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Are you a Canadian ocean technology company interested in learning more about the emerging offshore wind market in the U.S. Northeast? Find out more here.

Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and Nova Scotia Seafarmers Digital Series: March 25, 2021
Advances in Shore-Based Seafood Industry Technology: Addressing Challenges through Modernization: Click here for more information.

Canada Trade Mission to NATO: March 29 – 30, 2021
Along with promoting the Canadian Defence Industry, this trade mission will give Canadian companies an opportunity to gain insight into NATO procurement programs and procurement strategies with a focus on how Canadian defence and security companies can sell to NATO.  Click here to register.

Building Towards a Green Economy – Explore Business Opportunities in France: March 29 – April 1, 2021
This virtual trade mission will help innovative Canadian companies access export and partnership opportunities in the French market. For more information click here.

Spotlight on Belize: Belize Market Information Session: April 15, 2021
Hear from in-market experts about business opportunities in Belize.  Click here for more information.

Oceanology International – Virtual Oi Connect event: May 11 – 14, 2021
Connecting the global marine technology and ocean science community. Click here for more information.

H2O Home to Overseas Conference: June 7 – 10, 2021: The H2O Conference is an ideal event to engage with the ocean technology industry.  Click here for more information.

Underwater Technologies Conference: June 16 – 17, 2021. For more information click here.

Guyana International Petroleum Business Summit & Exhibition (GIPEX) 2021: June 28 – 30, 2021
Explore Unrivalled Business Opportunities At Guyana’s Premier Oil & Gas Summit. For more information click here.

Innovate Canada Postponed
In light of the current situation, Innovate Canada scheduled to take place July 5 – 9, 2021 in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, will not be going ahead this year as planned. We now look to the future and to planning for Innovate Canada in 2022.

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.

Ocean Business UK21: October 12 – 14, 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.