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Canada Ranks 10th in Global Blue Barometer Report, Named a Blue Technology Leader

66 countries ranked based on ocean environment, activity, innovation and policy The MIT Technology Review released its inaugural Blue Technology Barometer report, ranking 66 countries and territories with large or economically significant ocean coastlines on their progress and commitment toward ocean sustainability. Delivered in partnership with Canada’s Ocean Supercluster, Morgan Stanley and Infosys, the research,

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announces $1.4M ROC Fishing System Project

The innovative solution to vertical line entanglements, plastic pollution, and ghost fishing caused by abandoned, lost, and discarded fishing gear that pose threats to ocean species including the Right Whale Today, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced the $1.4M ROC Fishing System Project. This Nova Scotia-led project will develop and commercialize ropeless or rope-on-command (ROC) fishing solutions

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Establishes Collaborative Partnership with New York-Based “The Plant” to Further Advance Opportunities in Sustainable Blue Economy

Today, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster and The Plant announce their new, collaborative partnership to foster opportunities for Canadian and US innovators to work together to develop ocean solutions that help tackle climate change and drive inclusive growth in the blue economy. Based just upriver from New York City, The Plant is a global home for climate

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster CEO Kendra MacDonald named a top sustainability leader in 2022 Clean50 Awards

MacDonald recognized as category leader for Investors and Ecosystem Support (Toronto, ON) Today, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster CEO Kendra MacDonald was named one of Canada’s top sustainability leaders for the Clean50 Awards. From more than 1,000 nominees across the country, MacDonald has also been named category leader for Investors and Ecosystem Support as a part of

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announces $3.4M GeoScan Project

GeoScan to allow wider 3D acoustic scans of depths greater than 30m sub-seabed to support the growing offshore wind sector Today, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced the $3.4M GeoScan Project. This Newfoundland and Labrador-led project will provide an innovative solution to de-risk offshore wind, oil and gas, and other offshore installations by implementing wider scanning functions

Welcome new OSC team members

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster is pleased to welcome Shuyi Du, Danielle Babstock, Rupinder Kaur, Maria Power, and Seun Daini to the organization. Shuyi Du joins the Finance Team as Corporate Accountant, where she will support OSC’s day-to-day finance operations, month-end processes, and financial analysis and reporting. Before coming into her role as Corporate Accountant, Shuyi supported

Our Oceans are Worthy of the Eagle’s View

By Donna Augustine & Kendra MacDonald  To make a decision with “an eagle’s view” is to consider what impacts it will bring for the next seven generations. How we approach the health and productivity of our oceans will require such consideration, and is worthy of the eagle’s view. There are complex challenges ahead for Canada as

Ocean Supercluster Announces Call to Fill Innovation Ecosystem Gaps in Ocean Economy

Ocean Supercluster Announces Call to Fill Innovation Ecosystem Gaps in Ocean Economy (June 30, 2021) – Canada’s Ocean Supercluster (OSC) has launched a Canada-wide Call for Proposals under its new Ocean Leaders Impact Program (OLIP). The program focuses on developing new mentorship opportunities and building on the experienced talent pool in Canada’s ocean economy. The

Ocean Supercluster announces $1.8M Marine Safety Training Online Project

Project to accelerate mixed-reality training development and access to safety training for marine sectors Today, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced four new projects with a total value of over $3.5 million including the MST (Marine Safety Training) Online Project. This Newfoundland and Labrador-led project will accelerate mixed-reality safety training development to offer faster and more accessible

Ocean Supercluster announces BridgeVUE Project

Leveraging Augmented Reality for safer, more efficient marine navigation Today, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced four new projects with a total value of over $3.5 million including the BridgeVUE Project. This Newfoundland and Labrador-led project will bring together industry and academia to leverage emerging technologies for safer and more efficient marine navigation. BridgeVUE is a made-in-Canada