Funding for Tidal Power Environmental Monitoring Research Announced

The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA), the Nova Scotia Department of Energy and Innovacorp are partnering to improve techniques for the environmental monitoring of tidal power.

Starting today, OERA is accepting proposals for research into the development of new approaches for measuring the interaction between in-stream tidal devices and the marine environment. A total of $150,000 is being invested towards the initiative with the expectation that one or two projects will receive funding.

Business Over Breakfast: Catching Waves for Ocean Technology Start-Ups

Much has been made of Nova Scotia’s advantage when it comes to ocean science and technology, but what is happening outside our borders and what can we learn from it to build on our promise here at home? You can watch a stream of this session on our YouTube channel.

Find out over breakfast on Monday, December 12, 2016, at the Innovacorp Enterprise Centre.

2016 Spark West Winners

Six start-ups from western Nova Scotia are splitting $200,000 in cash and getting business advice to further grow their ventures.

The 2016 Spark West winners are:

Midgard Insect Farm Inc. – Joy Hillier – Windsor
Amount: $45,000
Midgard Insect Farm breeds and processes crickets to create insect-based protein powder for use in various industries.

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