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Seafood Industry Innovation Summit 2023

Fisheries & Marine Institute St John's, Newfoundland, Canada

The Fisheries and Marine Institute’s Centre for Aquaculture and Seafood Development (CASD) and the Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation (CCFI) are pleased to host Atlantic Canada’s first Seafood Industry Innovation Summit (SIIS). The SIIS aims to promote the continuous development of a sustainable, modern, and globally competitive fish and seafood industry in Atlantic Canada. This event will focus on identifying […]

NSCC Challenge NS

TBC Nova Scotia, Canada

Challenge NS is a province-wide competition that challenges NSCC students to create solutions to a challenge or issue affecting Nova Scotia. This year’s challenge will focus on the Nova Scotia climate crisis and the many challenges it has presented in our local communities. This year the event will be held at all 14 campuses of the NSCC on November 17, […]

Why Intellectual Property Matters: IP 101 Workshop

Hybrid event

From protecting your business' name, logo, or slogan to the information on your website, internal information and other ideas including artistic creations, inventions, and innovations - Intellectual Property (IP) rights are very important and should matter to you and how you do business. Invest Nova Scotia and the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) invite you to join them for a two-hour virtual […]

Innovate to Scale: Leveraging IP to Compete in CleanTech

COVE - Dartmouth 27 Parker St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

To set clean tech companies in Atlantic Canada up for success, Innovation Asset Collective (IAC) teamed up with Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Springboard Atlantic and Invest Nova Scotia for a one-day session designed to help companies like yours leverage IP to source capital and effectively compete in global markets. This event is aimed at Canadian companies in expansion […]

Unlocking Innovation

Hybrid event

"A collaborative session hosted by the Research Innovation Office (RIO) and NSERC's Innovation to Innovation (I2I) team that will delve into the technology transfer process at Memorial University and the journey towards NSERC –I2I grants. I2I grants aim to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university and college sector, and to promote its transfer to a […]

R3 Capturing Climate Opportunity

Delta Brunswick Hotel St John, New Brunswick, Canada

NBIF will be hosting a one-day symposium in Saint John, NB on Nov. 23 at the Delta Brunswick Hotel. Connect with fellow innovators and stakeholders from around the province to foster collaboration and spark new ideas. R3: Capturing Climate Opportunity will see researchers, entrepreneurs and decision-makers come together to meet the challenges of the climate crisis and create opportunities in […]

IP, Copyright and Generative AI: What Writers, Artists and Creatives Should Know

Acadia University Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada

The use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) is increasing exponentially.  So are the legal questions around copyright ownership of works created by AI technology.  This specialized session will cover what writers, artists and creatives should know about IP and copyright generally, as well as touch on some of the legal issues arising in Canada around the use of generative AI. […]

IP Strategies for AI Ocean Companies

The PIER at the Seaport 1209 Marginal Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

IP Strategies for AI Ocean Companies, hosted by OSC, OSP, & Springboard Atlantic. Hear from Jeff Slater, Senior Patent Agent at Smart & Biggar LP, who will speak about the importance of having an intellectual property (IP) strategy for ocean companies adopting AI as part of their business. You’ll learn about the relationship between IP, AI and data and hear […]

Industry-Research Partnerships for Ocean-Climate Action Workshop

Hybrid event

"This interactive workshop will bring together industry and research communities to explore partnerships around climate-ocean solutions.  You will: Hear from OFI and OSC leadership about co-funding and collaboration opportunities Connect with industry and research communities in themed breakout groups to explore collaboration and project ideas Make new connections across industry and research communities to create new opportunities. Researchers: Why should […]

COVE Ocean Connector: The future of international autonomous system innovation

COVE - Dartmouth 27 Parker St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

"Autonomous systems will be necessary for the ongoing maintenance of offshore industries such as wind farms as they mitigate risk to humans from the somewhat exciting but dangerous environment offshore. Autonomous systems have the potential to improve the availability of information from offshore assets significantly, but they need to be trusted to do the job safely. This means showing that […]