recent oceantech news
OECD Says MUN Benefits Ocean Economy
Memorial University is benefiting Newfoundland and Labrador's ocean economy through research, teaching and public engagement, says a recent report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
The organization, which comprises 38
CDL Atlantic Announces 20 Graduate Companies
Dalhousie University’s CDL Atlantic, part of the internationally noted Creative Destruction Lab network of startup accelerators, has announced the companies graduating from this year’s Oceans cohort for bluetech companies and its Prime cohort for
NZE Joins Bluetech Boost Accelerator
Halifax’s Net-Zero Edge, or NZE, is joining the 10-week Bluetech Boost accelerator from Gulf of Maine Ventures, the investment arm of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute oceantech hub in Portland, Maine.
Founded last year by blue economy veteran
Launching our 2022 Canadian Oceantech Report
If there was a singular achievement of Canada’s oceantech startup community in 2022, it was that it truly became a national community.
Today, we are releasing our 2022 Canadian Oceantech Data Report, our second analysis of the country’s bluetech
MUN Opens The Launch
Memorial University’s Fisheries and Marine Institute this week officially opened the long-awaited marine research lab The Launch in an oceanside location in Holyrood, about 50 kilometers from St. John’s.
The Launch -- formerly known as the Holyrood
ACOA Funds 4 Cleantech Startups
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency has announced about $2.8 million worth of loans for a quartet of cleantech startups, including Halifax’s Graphite Innovations & Technology, or GIT, which last month closed a $10.2 million series A funding
Supercluster Seeks Offshore Renewables Projects
Canada's Ocean Supercluster is asking for project proposals related to scalable renewable energy projects.
The Supercluster, which arranges joint funding agreements with private sector consortiums, is particularly interested in backing projects
Ocean Tech Council of NS, Innovate UK, Fund Ocean Exploration
A quartet of oceantech and computer vision startups, two each from Canada and England, will receive a combined $500,000 to develop sensor and decision-making technology for uncrewed marine vessels under a partnership between the Ocean Technology
Dal To Lead $154M Oceans Research Project
Dalhousie University is receiving a $154 million grant from the federal government, representing the largest single research funding deal in the institution’s history, to conduct “the most intensive investigation ever into the ocean’s role in
BlueNode Sold to Everstream
Halifax-based BlueNode, which sells logistics software for the shipping industry, has been acquired by San Marcos, California’s Everstream Analytics for an undisclosed price in what BlueNode CEO Louis Beaubien has described as a bid to diversify his
Supercluster Announces $4.3M of Projects
Canada’s Ocean Supercluster has announced two new projects worth $4.3 million — a $1.3 million initiative to create a digital engineering platform for designing oceans assets and a $3 million plan to develop seafloor imaging tech for fishing
CDL Opens Applications for Prime, Oceans
Dalhousie University’s CDL Atlantic, part of the internationally noted Creative Destruction Lab network of startup accelerators, has opened applications for its 2023 cohort, including a general stream, dubbed Prime, and a bluetech stream, Oceans.