Canadian Ocean Technologies
Canadian firms have established themselves as world leaders in oceans technology niches. The ocean technology industry comprises many small and medium-sized firms as well as regionally-based research and development organizations. The government has been actively working to encourage small and medium-sized business innovation and to position Canadian companies to create next generation technologies aimed at an expanding international markets.
- Canadian Ocean Technology Sector Map
The Canadian Ocean Technology Sector comprises knowledge based companies that invent, develop and produce technological products for specific use in or on the ocean, or provide knowledge-intensive, technology-based services, unique to the ocean.
- Canada's Oceans Action Plan (OAP)
The OAP enables government-wide action to develop Canada's ocean resources for the benefit of coastal communities, while protecting fragile marine ecosystems.
- Marine and Ocean Industry Technology Roadmap
The Technology Roadmap provides a tool for firms to identify their technology requirements and satisfy market demands over the next 2–10 years.
- Port Security — An executive summary
The objective of this paper is to identify industrial opportunities for small and medium enterprises emerging from the new port security environment.
- NEPTUNE Canada
A joint United States/Canada venture led by the University of Washington and the University of Victoria. For the next 30 years, NEPTUNE will stream data and images back from the deep ocean in real-time, providing an innovative approach to understanding earthquakes, tsunamis, undersea volcanoes, marine mammals, fish stocks, hydrocarbons and climate change.
A revolutionary approach to oceanography delivering sustained observation of the changing characteristics of the ocean. A cabled observatory located in the shallow waters of coastal British Columbia, Venus will provide real-time, full-time, interactive observation of near shore ocean processes.
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