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CDL Partners With Virginia’s Ocean Visions

  • Sep 21, 2021
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COVE Joins International Consortium

  • Aug 25, 2021
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Bluetech Funding Lags

  • Aug 17, 2021

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CDL Partners With Virginia’s Ocean Visions

  • Sep 21, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Startup accelerator Creative Destruction Lab’s oceans stream has joined Virginia-based industry group Ocean Visions to offer training to startups gunning for the Carbon Removal XPRIZE -- a cleantech startup competition with a US$100 million prize,

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COVE Joins International Consortium

  • Aug 25, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

A consortium of bluetech support organizations that includes Dartmouth’s COVE ocean technology hub has signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on research planning, technology commercialization and supply chain management.

Announced at

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Bluetech Funding Lags

  • Aug 17, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Atlantic Canada’s ocean technology sector is growing faster than ever, but Entrevestor’s 2020 Startup Data Survey shows possible trouble ahead on the funding front.

Although just a few years old, the segment has already achieved a degree of

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PanGeo to Lead $3.4M OSC Project

  • Aug 11, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

PanGeo Subsea, which was bought by fellow Newfoundland and Labrador company Kraken Robotics in July, will lead a $3.4 million Ocean Supercluster project to develop seafloor imaging technology for offshore energy installations.

Also on board are

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Kraken Closes $10 Million Raise

  • Jul 27, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

St. John's-based Kraken Robotics said Monday it has closed a deal, announced last week, to raise $10 million from a consortium of investment bankers, who will then have the option to sell their stock on the TSX Venture exchange.

The $10 million

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Kraken Robotics Buys PanGeo

  • Jul 21, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

St. John's-based Kraken Robotics said Wednesday it has inked a deal to raise $10 million by selling shares to a consortium of underwriters led by investment bank Canaccord Genuity Corp. It will also buy another Newfoundland and Labrador company, 

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ACOA Lends OceanSync $94K

  • Jul 12, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency has lent $93,888 to Halifax-based OceanSync Data Solutions to help the company develop weather data solutions for the shipping industry.

The federal economic development agency issued a press release Friday

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Quebec’s Oneka Plans NS Base

  • Jul 11, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Sherbrooke, Que,-based Oneka Technologies has raised $5.5 million in a round of equity and non-dilutive funding led by Nova Scotia venture capital Crown corporation Innovacorp, and plans to establish a base in Atlantic Canada.

Founded in 2015 by

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CDL Oceans Graduates 12 Startups

  • Jul 06, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Twelve companies have graduated from the first cohort of Creative Destruction Lab Oceans, meaning a total of 17 oceantech startups have now graduated from the accelerator.

While the Atlantic Canadian CDL group previously accepted oceantech

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MareComms, Sedna in MassChallenge

  • Jun 28, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Two Dartmouth-based oceantech startups, Marecomms and Sedna Technologies, have been accepted into the MassChallenge accelerator, one of the top startup programs in the U.S.

Participation in the prestigious program would benefit any startup, but it

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Using the Seas to Capture CO2

  • Jun 20, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

When discussing what big, ocean-based carbon capture or storage could look like in 10 years, Matthew Eisaman likes to point out that atmospheric carbon capture will prove difficult unless it’s complemented by an ocean-based effort.

People

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Bluenotes: BlueSwell, PORT Launched

  • Jun 13, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Boston-based oceans accelerator SeaAhead and the New England Aquarium have announced the launch of the BlueSwell Incubator Program, New England’s first early-stage bluetech incubator.

BlueSwell is designed to support the creation and growth of

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