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Canada's Ocean Supercluster

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Canada's Superclusters

Based in Atlantic Canada, the Ocean Supercluster is tapping the combined strengths of the industries operating in Canada's oceans, including marine renewable energy, fisheries, aquaculture, oil and gas, defence, shipbuilding, transportation and ocean technology. By harnessing emerging technologies, this Supercluster is digitizing and optimizing marine operations, maximizing sustainable approaches to resources, and increasing safety for those operating in marine environments.

Total funding: up to $153M

Technology focus: Digital sensors and monitoring, autonomous marine vehicles, energy generation, automation, marine biotechnology and marine engineering technologies

Expected economic impact

Expected economic impact
GDP impact over 10 years (in billions) Job creation over 10 years
More than $14 billion More than 3,000 jobs

Program Streams:

Canada's Supercluster projects

Read the Ocean 2019-2020 annual report

Contact information

Website: Ocean Supercluster


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