Media Contact

Nancy Andrews
VP Government Relations and Communications

#WorldOceansDay – Working Together For Sustainable Growth & Resilience in Oceans

It’s #WorldOceansDay & we’ve got a special video message to share: “Working together for sustainable growth and resilience in ocean.” Check it out here:

Competition to Reward Innovators and Entrepreneurs Who Can Solve Ocean-Related Industry Challenges

HALIFAX, NS (June 5, 2020) – Today, the Ocean Startup Project launched a competition, the Ocean Startup Challenge, for innovators and entrepreneurs from rural, Indigenous and urban communities, across Canada and internationally. While the world’s ocean economy is projected to reach $3 trillion by 2030, to achieve that potential industry must first overcome significant challenges.

Welcoming the Newest OSC Team Member, Nichola Anderson

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster is excited to announce the addition of Nichola Anderson to our team. As Events Specialist, she will play an integral role in the delivery of events, conferences, and forums. In doing so, Nichola will draw on her more than ten years experience across both public and private sectors in events and program

Call for Proposals for Short-Term Ocean Projects to Help Stimulate the Economy

Call for Proposals for Short-Term Ocean Projects to Help Stimulate the Economy  Canada’s Ocean Supercluster to Invest up to $35M in New Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program (May 8, 2020) Today Canada’s Ocean Supercluster (OSC) announced a Canada-wide Call for Proposals for its new Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program (Program). Through the Program, the supercluster will invest

Update from OSC – COVID-19 Measures – Monday, May 4, 2020

Across the country we continue to see the incredible efforts of frontline workers in the response to COVID-19. While there continues to be unknowns, we understand there is evidence that the steps we are all taking to keep each other healthy and safe are also helping in this effort. Last week the Prime Minister released

OSC COVID Measures Update – New Options For Members

An important message from our CEO about new options for OSC members in these challenging times. Not even losing her voice could stop her from bringing this to you today:

National Volunteer Week – Thank You OSC Board!

To our incredible Board of Directors and all volunteers, thank you for everything you do! #CheersToVolunteers #NVW2020  

April 20 OSC COVID-19 Measures Update

Update from OSC – COVID-19 Measures Monday, April 20, 2020 Today I would like to acknowledge the devastating news out of Nova Scotia. We are thinking of everyone who has been impacted, and expressing our deepest condolences to those who have lost loved ones. Our hearts are with you during this very difficult time.  

Lab2Market Applications are now Open!

Lab2Market applications are now open! L2M is the 1st national-level program in Canada to fund & equip graduate students with the entrepreneurial skills needed to assess the commercial viability of their university-based research innovations. For more information & to apply visit:

OSC Welcomes New Technology Leadership Program Manager

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster is pleased to welcome Pascal Milord to the organization’s team in the capacity of Technology Leadership Program Manager. Pascal has extensive experience in project management and innovation in manufacturing, marine technology, and offshore sectors with a particular focus on marine navigation systems, offshore and subsea projects, systems engineering, as well as harsh