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COVE Seeks Survey Responses from Bluetech Companies

  • Jun 27, 2022
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RPS Signs Chilean Distribution Deal

  • Jun 26, 2022
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Our First Canadian Oceantech Data Report

  • Feb 16, 2022
  • Peter Moreira

We’re super proud today to publish our first Canadian Oceantech Data Report, which we hope will provide a baseline for analyzing ocean-related innovation in Canada in coming years.

This is the first time we’ve produced a national research report

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Early Career Ocean Professionals Sought

  • Feb 14, 2022
  • Carol Moreira

ECOP Canada is asking people who have recently embarked on careers in the ocean sector to fill out a survey so the group can better understand and meet the international and national needs of early career ocean professionals -- which it calls ECOPs

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GIT, QualiTEAS in Singapore Accelerator

  • Feb 13, 2022
  • Peter Moreira

Two Atlantic Canadian oceantech companies – Graphite Innovation and Technology, or GIT, of Dartmouth and QualiTEAS of St. John’s – have joined the Eastern Pacific Accelerator in Singapore and received funding from the program.

Eastern Pacific

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A $65M Marine Biofuel Project

  • Feb 08, 2022
  • Peter Moreira

A consortium of companies – some backed by billionaire John Risley – has unveiled a $65 million project that aims to produce low-carbon marine fuel made out of waste from forestry and agriculture.

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster on Tuesday announced

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Supercluster Unveils $29M in Projects

  • Feb 06, 2022
  • Avery Mullen

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster has announced a basket of five projects worth a combined $29 million, of which the Supercluster will pay $12.52 million, with the participating companies spread across Nova Scotia, Ontario and British Columbia.

CEO

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Cascadia Seaweed Preps for New Products

  • Jan 20, 2022
  • Peter Moreira

Having launched its seaweed-based spice at a food fair in November, British Columbia’s Cascadia Seaweed is ramping up to launch such new products as seaweed burgers and a cattle additive that can reduce bovine methane.

Founded four years ago in

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Sentry Lands $1.9M from SDTC

  • Dec 06, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Charlottetown-based Sentry, whose technology gives utilities real-time analyses of their wastewater, has received a $1.9 million grant from Sustainable Development Technologies Canada, or SDTC.

Sentry, which uses real-time bio-electrode sensors to

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Halifax Port Authority Opens PIER

  • Dec 06, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

The Port of Halifax's new living lab, designed to be a global centre for collaboration on maritime innovation, especially as it pertains to the port industry, is open for business.

Located in the old Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market building on

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Launching our Oceantech Survey

  • Nov 24, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

At Entrevestor, we’re now gearing up to produce our data reports for 2021, and we’d like to tell you how we’re enhancing these products.

As we have for the past nine years, we will produce our annual Atlantic Canada Startup Data report, which we

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Ashored to Develop Whale-Safe Lobster Traps

  • Nov 19, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Ashored, the Dartmouth-based maker of fishing equipment that reduces accidental harm to marine animals such as whales, will head up a $1.4 million Ocean Supercluster project to develop a “rope-on-command” system for lobster and crab traps.

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Innovacorp Accelerate’s 2nd Cohort

  • Oct 11, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Nova Scotia venture capital Crown corporation Innovacorp has announced 14 participants for the second cohort of its revamped, virtual Accelerate program.

The participating companies, all of which have sales of less than $1 million and equity

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Ocean Enterprises Surging: Nadeau

  • Oct 08, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Atlantic Canada’s cluster of service and data-related oceans companies is comparable in size to the largest American clusters, such as Massachusetts, and its growth has accelerated since the opening of COVE, a study by the Dartmouth-based bluetech

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