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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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Partner News

New program to explore ocean tech opportunities for young women

COVE partners with Ignite Labs, Dalhousie University’s Emera IDEAhub and DeepSense, and the Nova Scotia Dept. of Education to launch...

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University teams complete inaugural Lab2Market Oceans cohort

HALIFAX, November 5, 2020 – Seventeen teams from three universities have graduated from the first-ever Lab2Market Oceans cohort. Beginning mid-September,...

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Ocean Startup Challenge awards 40% more winners than planned

HALIFAX, September 30, 2020 – The first-ever Ocean Startup Challenge has awarded 14 startup companies with $25,000 each to help...

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Shortlisted companies announced for Ocean Startup Challenge

HALIFAX, NS (September 8, 2020) – After 158 applications flooded in for the Ocean Startup Challenge, the industry reviewers have...

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Ocean Startup Challenge seeks problem-solvers to help grow blue economy

WOC and Canada’s Ocean Supercluster “Ocean Startup Project” Team Up to Engage Ocean Solution Providers Canada’s Ocean Supercluster “Ocean Startup...

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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announces $6.8M Ocean Startup Project

St. John’s, NL, February 21, 2020 – Today Canada’s Ocean Supercluster team, with the support of the Government of Canada...

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