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.

Visit Canada’s Ocean Asset map here.  Update/claim your Map listing here.

OceansAdvance is pleased to shine the spotlight on cluster member, eDNAtec.

eDNAtec are specialists in environmental genomics ­– dedicated to improving the environmental stewardship of our oceans. Environmental genomics is revolutionizing how to assess, monitor and characterize the ocean through DNA sequencing to support the world’s ocean industries, including offshore energy, fisheries and aquaculture.

To learn more visit their website.

Project Management Training – Hosted by OceansAdvance
In his two-hour training session hosted by OceansAdvance, Gary Kennedy, President Linear Project Services Inc. will utilize an interactive approach to demonstrate recommended PM methodologies and real-life project management issues in a variety of industry sectors. This LPS webinar will provide brief introductions of selected PM methodologies that are very helpful when new teams and processes are formed at the beginning of projects.  Click here for more information.

Ocean Supercluster announces three Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program Projects:
Marine SAR Helicopter Mission Simulation Project
CoLab Enterprise Project
Inclusive Workforce For Arctic Ocean Technology Project

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.

Small Business Assistance Program:  This new program will provide financial support to eligible small businesses and non-profit community organizations to provide relief for the impacts felt as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  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.

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.

OFI Seed Fund supports ocean-related projects that offer high potential for innovation success.  Click here for more information.

Canada’s next All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassadors: Seeking applications for dedicated individuals who are interested in promoting sustainable development and stewardship of the Atlantic Ocean. Read more here.

Revamped CanExport program goes virtual to help SMEs compete abroad.  This program offers SMEs up to $75,000 in funding for specific types of expenses to explore new opportunities to sell their products and services outside of Canada. Click here for more information.

Are you one of the best B2B service providers in Atlantic Canada?
Vote now for the Atlantic Business Magazine’s first annual Best of Atlantic Canada B2B Readers Choice Awards! Voting closes November 27.  Click here to vote.

E-commerce Masterclass Program
If you are interested in developing an E-commerce website, or want to fix up the one you have, this is a great opportunity for developing a site at minimal cost.  Click here for more information.

BlueTech Week: November 16 – 20, 2020
An 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.

Business2Sea 2020: November 16 – 20, 2020
This virtual event will comprise a diverse programme, addressing the Blue Economy and the European Green Deal as main topics, and gathering blue stakeholders from around the World. For more information click here.

Laurentic Forum – Sustaining Coastal Communities Online Conference
Tuesday, November 17, 2020: Opportunities and Challenges in The Blue Economy
Thursday, November 19, 2020: Tourism during a time of Covid
Click here for more information.

Underwater Technology Conference (UTC) Selected Topics: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
The Underwater Technology Conference – UTC, has since 1980 been recognized for its high-quality technology presentations. This year we are hoping to do the same digitally.  Click here for more information.

Noia’s Virtual Fall Event: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Click here for more information. 

The 2020 Mitacs Awards Ceremony is going digital: Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Now in their 10th year, the Mitacs Awards have become one of Canada’s premier innovation celebrations.  Click here for more information.

Supporting Viable Supply Chains of Critical Minerals in the United States and Canada:
Tuesday, November 24, 2020.  Click here for more information about.

Ocean Data Connector 3-Part Series: November 30 – December 14, 2020
The Canadian Integrated Ocean Observing System (CIOOS) is partnering with Canada’s Ocean Supercluster (OSC) to offer a Discussion Series to explore how data sharing drives coastal and marine collaboration and innovation.   Click here for more information.

Contaminated Sites Health & Safety Training (40-Hour Hazwoper): November 30 – December 4, 2020
Click here for more information.

Contaminated Sites Health & Safety Refresher (8-Hour Hazwoper): Monday, December 7, 2020
Click here for more information.

Oceanology International 2020: December 1 – 4, 2020
Oceanology International has been the world’s largest ocean technology exhibition and conference for over 50 years. Click here for more information.