Led from Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia, the almost $27 million project will bridge gaps between land, sea-based, and processing operations that exist in the aquaculture industry today by providing real-time information, analytics and environmental connectivity to improve overall operations. Through its development, the project will create 138 new jobs, including 20 at project implementation.more info
Field Validation of Energy Storage System Project will introduce a novel battery-based Energy Storage Systems (ESS) suited to larger marine vessels to achieve significant greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions in Canada and worldwide. Additionally, the project will benefit Canadians by creating 23 jobs with the potential for 115 indirect jobs and new economic activity, helping grow the ocean economy in a digital, sustainable, and inclusive way.more info
This Ontario-led project brings together SMEs, academia, government, and other partners in ocean innovation to bring state-of-the-art ocean environmental monitoring sensors into the ocean’s autonomous platforms, creating four highly skilled jobs, with the potential for 20 indirect positions, and part-time positions.more info
OSC’s first Alberta-led project, and brings together SMEs, academia, and other partners in ocean innovation to advance the development of Katal Green Fuel ahead of commercialization to reduce dependency on diesel and transition to low-carbon fuels. The project will benefit Canadians by creating seven jobs immediately, an additional 42 jobs within three years, and the potential for 210 indirect jobs.more info
The project will create a platform for the development, validation and commercialization of digital twins for a range of applications in Canada’s offshore as well as for other ocean industries, while also building capabilities to support the increasingly digital ocean economy and the future opportunities it presents.more info
Through the development of automation and predictive machine learning algorithms, branded Tallybots, this project represents the next generation of seafood processing powered by traceability and production software focused on improved efficiency and quality, and environmental benefits as a result of reduced waste.more info
The Digital Ship In-Service Support Project is Canada’s Ocean Supercluster’s 16th project with a total project value of more than $3 million. It brings together two Canadian marine industry leaders from Canada’s west 7 east coasts to develop and commercialize 3D digital twin capabilities that will help make Canada more globally competitive, drive export opportunities, & create jobs in the marine sector.more info
Led from St. John’s, NL, the $3.1 million project called the Rutter Internet of Things (IoT) Project will transform and migrate Rutter systems into an IoT enabled solution, offering remote monitoring as a managed service with specialty radar system data acquisition, and cloud-based storage and analytics, while also creating 12 new jobs.more info
Focused on building capabilities and the development of workers to support the growth of Canada’s ocean economy, the total project value is $2.4 million where the Ocean Supercluster will provide almost $1.5 million in funding with the balance coming from project partners.more info
With an increasing number of private industry companies and government agencies seeking accelerated solutions to remote operations and training, this project will develop and utilize highly specialized software in the Cloud that will reduce the need for software operators in the field and enable increased processing and quality control from an office or home setting.more info
The Smart Protective Coatings Project will introduce a new graphene-based nanotechnology to the global ocean economy through the development of revolutionary graphene-based protective coating products for vessels. With a total project value of more than $4.6 million, the OSC will provide $2.2 million in funding with the balance coming from industry partners.more info
The XOCEAN XO-G2 project will develop the next generation of Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV), that addresses these requirements operating over the horizon with a range of over 3,000 nautical miles without a support vessel. The total project value is $3.4 million with the Ocean Supercluster providing $2 million in funding and the balance coming from project partners.more info
The Ocean Allies project has a total value of more than $420,000 where the Ocean Supercluster will provide $250,000 with the balance of funding coming from project partners. This project is designed to access, engage, and support a diverse ocean economy through targeted strategic activities across five work packages.more info
The Vitality Project is a transformative approach to address the shared data challenges of the ocean economy. This project will capitalize on Canada’s ocean data to deliver definitive commercial outcomes to the businesses involved by advancing ocean data analysis, management and visualization capabilities, and products.more info
This Project will deliver a new device a capability to train search and rescue (SAR) operators under realistic mission scenarios including turbulent flow zones, sea state, complex ship and offshore installation geometries and rescue rafts while simulating the full array of east coast Canada and arctic harsh environmental conditions.more info
The CoLab Enterprise Project, through the collaboration of startups, SMEs and other partners in ocean, this project provides a global solution for ocean sectors with an increasing focus on achieving greater productivity, remote operations, and environmental technologies.more info
The Inclusive Workforce for Arctic Ocean Technology Project is an ecosystem building project designed to develop technical skills training for Inuit participants across Inuit Nunangat. This project is designed to develop technical skills training for Inuit participants across Inuit Nunangat.more info
With a total project value of $4.9 million, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster has provided $2.2 million in funding to the project with the balance of funding coming from project partners.more info
The Ocean Aware project will develop and commercialize world-class solutions for monitoring fish health, fish movement, and the environment, and supporting both profitable and sustainable practices in the ocean.more info
Canada’s Ocean Supercluster is a transformative cluster model that is driving cross-sectoral collaboration, accelerating innovation, and growing Canada’s ocean economy in a way that has never been done before.
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Canada’s Ocean Asset Map
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News & Events
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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster is pleased to welcome Kim Greenslade, Suvro Burman, and Cassidy Walker to the organization. Kim joins the team as Project Finance Manager, where she will provide financial support to the OSC’s submitted projects and proposals. Kim brings vast finance experience to the OSC after having previously worked in research and commercialization, asmore info
Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Announces $3.2M Port Integration and Enhancement of Data Project One of three Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program Projects Announced Mar. 24 On March 24, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced three new projects with a total value of almost $10 million from its Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program (AOSP) including the Port Integration and Enhancement ofmore info
Projet huile de poisson microbienne marine sans poisson Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Announces $3.5M Fishless Marine Microbial Fish Oil Project One of three Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program Projects Announced Mar. 24 On March 24, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced three new projects with a total value of almost $10 million from its Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program (AOSP)more info
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