June 22, 2022

 Join your fellow 500+ members at the exclusive Annual OSC Spring Member Event – designed to provide you with an opportunity to build connections amongst ocean companies, academia, non-profits and government.

The event will take place on the interactive, virtual platform of Air Meet on:

Wednesday, June 22nd from 2:00pm – 4:30pm ADT

The agenda will include:

  • A foresight session with Members of the OSC Board of Directors and CEO on the future of the ocean economy in Canada
  • Targeted 1 on 1 meetings based on interest (with the option to pre-book meetings)
  • Thematic group connections

This is an exclusive member-only event, and we encourage you to share this invite within your organization!

Questions? Please reach out: membership@oceansupercluster.ca

Stay tuned for the registration link!

Canadian partnering mission to the Eureka Global Innovation Summit – June 20-24, 2022
The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) is pleased to receive your application to participate in the Canadian Partnering Mission to the Eureka Global Innovation Summit to Lisbon, Portugal, which will take place from June 20-24, 2022.

Sectors: ocean observation and sustainable ocean technologies


  • Space and satellite applications for ocean observation
  • Aerial and drone technologies for ocean observation
  • In-situ sensors and oceanographic instruments
  • Marine remote sensing
  • Marine and coastal environmental monitoring
  • Marine robotics, autonomous surface and underwater vehicles
  • Systems for capturing, communicating, and processing ocean data
  • Marine vessel monitoring
  • Offshore wind energy

Open to: Small and medium-size enterprises

Deadline to apply: April 20, 2022

More information: Please refer to the detailed request for expression of interest or contact the IRAP International Office or Andrew Bauder.

Why should Canadian SMEs apply?

  • Access to Eureka’s international network of innovative organizations from Europe and beyond
  • Meet industrial and innovation partners from Portugal’s rapidly growing Blue Economy
  • B2B meetings with Portuguese and European companies to discuss co-innovation opportunities
  • Training, workshops, site visits, and matchmaking events in Lisbon
  • Pitch opportunities for Canadian participants to present company capabilities in co-innovation collaborations

Background – NRC IRAP International

NRC IRAP connects Canadian innovators with international R&D partners to help them grow their business beyond Canada’s borders.  We create opportunities for firms to explore collaborative partnerships and develop effective multinational consortiums leading to co-innovation projects.  With NRC IRAP’s support, Canadian businesses are better equipped to build their innovation capacity, successfully commercialize their technology and become more competitive in the global marketplace.

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