Canada’s Growing Network of Bluetech Accelerators
In preparing our latest Canadian oceantech report, one thing that has been striking is the swift evolution of a national network of accelerators for early-stage oceantech startups.
Five years ago, any Canadian bluetech entrepreneur looking for a
Smart Energy Event Seeks Pitchers
Halifax-based conference organizer Jameson Group is looking for cleantech startups to compete in a pitch challenge at its 19th annual Smart Energy Event, attended by a roster of about 400 national delegates from the smart energy industry.
Notch Embedded Wins Woodward Cup
On Thursday, specialty software-maker Notch Embedded won the $25,000 grand prize at the Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship’s Woodward Cup student pitch competition in St. John's, with waste management AI startup SmartBin Technologies taking home
Woodward Cup To Be Held in St. John’s
The St. John’s-based Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship, or MCE, will hand out $40,000 in prize money to companies founded by Memorial University students during its Mel Woodward Cup pitch competition, to be held today, March 23.
The event, to be
Halifax Partnership Seeks Clean Construction Innovators
The Halifax Partnership is launching a new construction technology accelerator under a partnership with the city of Guelph, Ontario and the Vancouver Economic Commission.
The National Construction and Demolition Circular Innovation Challenge, or
COVE, Thales Launch Naval Innovation Challenges
The Dartmouth-based Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship and Thales Canada, a division of French satellite imaging giant Thales Group, will run two naval innovation challenges this spring with prizes of $175,000 each.
The first challenge
JEDI Launches E-Commerce Site
New Brunswick's Joint Economic Development Initiative, or JEDI, the Indigenous economic development organization, has launched a directory of First Nations businesses, along with its own e-commerce shop.
Indigeshop, as JEDI has dubbed its
Sofistofish Expanding Software Offerings
P.E.I.-based Sofistofish Technologies, which makes analytics software for lobster fishers, has announced a North American distribution deal with Mackay Marine Canada, which is a division of one of the world's largest maritime electronics companies.
Spark NS Seeks New Cape Breton Applicants
The Spark Nova Scotia startup competition, which last fall held three pitching events on the province’s mainland, is coming to Cape Breton as it looks to revive last fall’s competition with new entries.
Companies that entered last fall when Spark
MOC Raising Capital for 4D Bioprinting
Halifax bioprinting startup MOC Biotechnologies is testing its products with a slate of universities and research institutions across North America as it eyes its first major capital raise.
Founded in 2019 by serial entrepreneurs Ali Mousavi and
Upcoming Oceans Events
Here are a few of the oceans events that will take place in Canada and around the world in the coming months:
- Ocean Business will occur April 18 to 20, in Southampton, U.K. The free event will focus on defining the future of ocean technology.
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