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Innovation
  • 15 Mar. 2018

    GeoSpectrum Delivered Active Towed Sonar to the Royal Canadian Navy

    GeoSpectrum Technologies (GTI) is proud to announce that the containerized version of TRAPS (Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar) was delivered to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and is ready for ship installation and operation. The purchase was made through the Build in Canada Innovation Program. Read More

  • 15 Feb. 2018

    Government of Canada's new innovation program expected to create tens of thousands of middle-class jobs 

    950-million investment positions Canada for an innovation boom in high-growth sectors Read More

  • 21 Dec. 2017

    MDA to provide maritime command and control solution to NATO

    MDA, a business unit of Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), today announced that it has signed a contract valued at approximately CA$15 million with NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI). MDA will build a new system to support NATO’s maritime command and control operations under Project TRITON based on a modern software architecture and technology. This capability will be provided on both fixed and deployable systems. MDA will also provide NATO with a stand-alone command and control visualization capability which is planned to become the standardized map and object visualization for all NATO information technology systems. Read More

  • 27 Jul. 2017

    Solace Power Receives U.S. Patent for New Type of Wireless Power Technology

    Canadian technology company builds new type of wireless power using electric fields. Read More

  • 14 Jul. 2017

    Build in Canada Innovation Program celebrates support of Canadian innovators with launch of new initiative

    Building on this (BCIP) success, the Government of Canada, through Public Services and Procurement Canada, is launching a new pilot called the BCIP Challenges Initiative. Read More

  • 24 May. 2017

    Government of Canada launches historic job-creating superclusters initiative

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  • 02 Dec. 2016

    Software to Rapidly Create Augmented Reality Training Launches at I/ITSEC

    Orlando, Florida (FSCwire) - Modest Tree announces today that their Modest3D-Explorer software, used for rapid creation of 3D interactive presentations, now includes augmented reality publishing. Modest Tree is proud to be the first firm to offer a rapid development tool for the creation of augmented reality training. With Modest3D Explorer, users can develop augmented reality sales and training applications by constructing a slideshow composed of 3D animations, text, or other content. Read More

  • 17 Oct. 2016

    The Safety Culture Movement - How Sayle Group Inc. is leading the way

    Halifax business seeks to modernize workplace safety Read More

  • 06 Jun. 2016

    EMO Acquired by MacArtney

    Business acquisition of EMO Marine Technologies Ltd. (EMO Marine) consolidates MacArtney’s presence on the Canadian east coast. Acquiring the sound and well-established Canadian company ensures optimum positioning of the 6th regional operation in the North American market Read More

  • 12 Dec. 2014

    OTCNS Ocean Technology Capabilities Guide

    NOVA SCOTIA is home to a strong cluster of ocean technology companies. The companies listed in this directory are key contributors to the ocean technology industry. Read More

  • 13 Mar. 2018

    QRA Corp receives funding from the Government of Canada for Natural Language Processing R&D

    The financial contribution from the Government of Canada will help support applications of Natural Language Processing to requirements authoring and analysis. QRA Corp, an emerging design verification technology firm, announced today that it has received funding of up to $749,068 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). Read More

  • 01 Feb. 2018

    QRA Corp Completes Sale to Royal Canadian Air Force of Powerful New Quality Analysis Software to Improve DND Requirements Compliance & Quality

    The $645k (CAD) contract is awarded under the Build In Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) to apply Natural Language Processing technology to requirements quality analysis - with the goal of substantial cost savings & on-time project development within the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND). Read More

  • 14 Dec. 2017

    Government uses procurement to help small businesses grow and create jobs

    Innovative Solutions Canada is a $100-million program to fuel innovation and create middle-class jobs Read More

  • 14 Jul. 2017

    Build in Canada Innovation Program celebrates support of Canadian innovators with launch of new initiative

    Building on this (BCIP) success, the Government of Canada, through Public Services and Procurement Canada, is launching a new pilot called the BCIP Challenges Initiative. Read More

  • 05 Jul. 2017

    Government of Canada Launches Strategic Innovation Fund

    $1.26-billion fund will attract high-quality business investments leading to more jobs, skills and opportunities for Canadians Read More

  • 09 Mar. 2017

    Input Sought on COVE

    With renovations underway for the new Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE), potential tenants and members are encouraged to contribute to its final design. Read More

  • 21 Nov. 2016

    AEgis Technologies Becomes Official DoD Reseller of Modest3D Software Suite

    Halifax, Nova Scotia (FSCwire) - Modest Tree announced today that AEgis Technologies has become the exclusive United States Department of Defense distributor of the award winning eLearning software suite, Modest3D. Read More

  • 04 Oct. 2016

    Deep Vision Works with BAE for Unmanned Warrior 16

    Deep Vision has been working closely with BAE Systems supporting the upcoming Royal Navy-led industry demonstration Unmanned Warrior 16. Taking place this October off the coasts of Scotland and West Wales. Read More

  • 15 Feb. 2016

    CarteNav launches expanded radar capabilities for flagship AIMS-ISR® software at Singapore Airshow

    CarteNav’s mission system software products now include significantly extended airborne search radar integration Read More

  • 03 Jun. 2014

    JASCO's AMAR mission to VENUS

    Article courtsey of Jasco Applied SciencesJASCO Applied Sciences has deployed since early March two of its AMAR underwater sound monitoring systems on the VENUS underwater observatory for a technology demonstration and data gathering missio... Read More