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30 Startups with Potential for Massive Impact and Scalability Win 2022 Ocean Startup Challenge

Thirty ocean technology startups will make significant contributions to the health of our oceans and the Blue Economy as part of the 2022 Ocean Startup Challenge, presented by the Ocean Startup Project. The companies will receive funds ranging from $5,000 to $40,000 to continue building sustainable ocean solutions while undergoing ocean-focused training and workshops, receiving feedback and guidance from industry experts and Executives-In-Residence, participating in networking opportunities, and so much more.

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Sixty Idea and Early Stage Startups Shortlisted for the 2022 Ocean Startup Challenge 

Sixty Idea and Early Stage Startups Shortlisted for the 2022 Ocean Startup Challenge

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Lab2Market Oceans Kicks Off with 20 Incredible Research Teams

CANADA, (September 12, 2022) – The Ocean Startup Project is thrilled to welcome 20 teams to the third cohort of its...

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Applications open for Third Ocean Startup Challenge, with up to $40,000 in Funds for Idea and Early Stage Ocean Innovators based in Canada

CANADA – (June 22, 2022) The Ocean Startup Project, a national organization working to make Canada one of the best places...

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Four Early Stage Companies Win the Ocean Startup Project’s First-Ever Ocean Idea Challenge

Four early stage ocean technology startups have won the first-ever Ocean Idea Challenge, presented by the Ocean Startup Project –...

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Ocean Startup Project Calls for Sustainable Ocean Ideas For New Market Validation Competition

CANADA, (March 10, 2022) – The Ocean Startup Project, a national organization making Canada the best place to start and grow...

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Research Teams Invited to Apply to Ocean Startup Project’s Lab2Market Oceans Program

CANADA, (February 23, 2022) – The Ocean Startup Project, a national organization making Canada the best place to start and grow...

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Lab2Market Oceans Teams

Allos Bioscience Ltd., University of Lethbridge – Novel biosensors to monitor aquaculture health and for other industrial applications. Antioxidant Alternative,...

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Partner News

Ocean Startup Project Funds 40 Ocean Tech Startups

(October 5, 2021) – The Ocean Startup Project is awarding $1.4 million to 40 early stage ocean technology companies through...

Detailed List of Challenge Recipients

Lab2Market Oceans welcomes 22 new ocean tech ventures

ST JOHN’S, NL (September 21, 2021) – The Ocean Startup Project announces 22 new teams kicking off year two of...

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COAST Talks: Cross-Coastal Collaboration in the Blue Economy

VICTORIA, BC — Media and members of the public are invited to join COAST Talks: Cross-Coastal Collaboration in the Blue...

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Ocean Startup Challenge returns with up to $1.4 million for ocean innovators

The Ocean Startup Project has launched its second Ocean Startup Challenge. Up from last year’s $350,000 in prize money, the 2021 edition of the competition will award up to $1.4 million to ocean innovators and entrepreneurs from rural, Indigenous and urban communities, across Canada and internationally.

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