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B.C.’s New Economic Plan in Alignment with COAST’s Efforts to Develop a Hub for the Sustainable Blue Economy in Greater Victoria and B.C.

February 18, 2022
The Centre for Ocean Applied Sustainable Technologies (COAST) is pleased to see a strong focus…

Going blue in 2022: Greater Victoria positioned to make waves in blue economy: advocates

December 18, 2021
As industries evolve, advocates of the ‘blue economy’ say the region’s existing knowledge of harnessing…

Government of Canada backs visionary company’s high-tech solution for better protecting marine environments through innovative data-collection technology

December 2, 2021
Investment supports Open Ocean Robotics, a leading Canadian cleantech company, and will help Canada protect…

We talk to Emilie de Rosenroll, Startup CEO of COAST.

November 25, 2021
COAST is an exciting economic development initiative to create Canada’s next Pacific ocean and marine…

Why Canada Is Making Waves in Ocean Sciences

November 11, 2021
The country's ocean sciences sector boasts rich marine history, innovation ecosystems and strong leadership in…

Prosperity Partnership takes helm of ocean innovation hub

November 2, 2021
The South Island Prosperity Partnership has been tasked with leading the Centre for Ocean Applied…
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COAST Appoints South Island Prosperity Partnership to Lead Startup Phase of Region’s Ocean Innovation Hub

November 1, 2021
The Centre for Ocean Applied Sustainable Technologies (COAST) today announced South Island Prosperity Partnership (SIPP)…

B.C.’s marine tech sector is riding a wave of innovation

August 19, 2021
Barkley Sound is no Silicon Valley. These are wild ocean waters on the west coast of…

Interim board announced for Centre for Ocean Applied Sustainable Technology (COAST) ocean hub and cluster.

March 18, 2021
The newly formed Centre for Ocean Applied Sustainable Technologies (COAST) has announced its Acting CEO…