Speakers: Jim Hanlon CEO with IORE & Sheila Paterson COO with IORE
When: 4:00pm – 6:00pm, September 29, 2016
Where: 27 Parker street, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 2W1
The Ocean Connector will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room, 2nd floor of the South Building. Following a presentation and discussion, there will be tours of the COVE site. Note that access to the multi-purpose room and the full site tour requires use of stairs. Please come dressed for the weather and with sturdy footwear.
COVE, the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship, is a collaborative facility for applied innovation in the ocean sector. This hub of activity will be home to local and global ocean technology businesses, post-secondary institutions, researchers as well as marine-based and service businesses that support the ocean sector.
Members of COVE have unparalleled access to the ocean, shared facilities and some of the leading minds in the sector. Start-ups will benefit from mentoring in the Start-Up Yard the on-site incubator.
COVE is at the centre of Nova Scotia’s globally recognized ocean cluster, located in the former Coast Guard Facility on Halifax Harbour. The COVE site features extensive marine facilities with two large, deep-water piers, office space, an incubator and space for shops and labs.
COVE is a place where innovations will be developed and brought to market. It’s a place where start-ups will be inspired and guided. It is a working facility for ocean enterprises with access to water and testing facilities.
Please check in with the security guard at the gate, then proceed through and park on COVE property.