Researchers and students

While we want to see more ocean tech startups, we know you have many options available to you. You could start a company, license out your technology, be part of a team at an ocean tech company, or pursue an academic research career.

We can help you gain insights to choose what suits you best. And whatever you decide, we can connect you to programs and partners to help you develop the skills you may need.

From the Port at Blue Futures Pathways (18-30 year olds) to Lab2Market (graduate students at Canadian universities), and everything in between.

Researchers or students

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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…

COVE and partner logos for Exploring Opportunities in Ocean Tech for Young Women program

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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