COAST Talks: Fueling Oceantech Innovation – Accessing Funding for Startups

September 28, 2023

We explore the different levels and options of funding available for early stage ocean entrepreneurs.

COAST Talks: Sea to Shore – Blue Tech Solutions to Coastal Challenges

July 6, 2023

We learn about the ocean challenges facing Pacific Canada’s coastal communities, and meet ocean tech companies providing solutions.

COAST Talks: Shipping Net Zero – The Green Future of Blue Transport

May 10, 2023

We explore the strategies and innovations companies and organizations are leveraging to mitigate the environmental impact of maritime emissions.

COAST Talks: Data’s Deep Dive – Unlocking the Power of AI in Ocean Tech

April 12, 2023

Ocean tech leaders share how they’re applying AI to leapfrog their companies into a new era of connectivity and discovery.

COAST Talks: Weathering Change – How Ocean Tech Supports Climate Security

March 15, 2023

Canadian and U.S. experts convene for a timely and fascinating discussion about the climate security challenges we face and the ocean-based technology that could help solve them.

COAST Talks: Fast Forward – Driving Growth in the Ocean Tech

January 26, 2023

We explore the hurdles B.C.’s ocean tech startups face as they disrupt traditional approaches, adapt bold strategies and work towards global impact, and discuss ways to overcome challenges and accelerate growth.

The Pacific Swell: The Rise of the Blue Economy

Nov 22, 2022

As efforts intensify to establish and grow Canada’s Pacific hub for the sustainable blue economy in Greater Victoria, we talk to a panel of local and cross-Canada experts to explore our future as a blue economy nation, from coast to coast to coast.

COAST Talks UN Ocean Decade: Connecting Ocean Knowledge to Ocean Action

June 8, 2022

On World Oceans Day (June 8), COAST Talks took a fascinating look at the UN Ocean Decade (2021-2030) and how it unlocks opportunities for innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs in the sustainable development of this massive marine ecosystem.

COAST Talks: Global Ocean Observation – What are the Opportunities for Pacific Canada?

March 24, 2022

A panel of local and global ocean observation experts explore Pacific Canada’s need for an ocean observation solution that allows systems and data to talk to each other.

COAST Talks: Tidal Power

Oct 20, 2021

This month we’re taking a closer look at tidal energy micro-grids and the opportunities for remote communities to generate clean power.

COAST Talks: Island Class Electrification with BC Ferries

Sept 22, 2021

Learn more about the the Island Class Electrification Program with BC Ferries. The Island Class are battery-equipped ships designed for full electric operation.

COAST Talks: Ocean Renewable Energy – Powering the Blue Economy

Aug 18, 2021

A high level overview of the development of Ocean Renewable Energy to power the Blue Economy, as part of enabling ocean economic development activities in Canada.

COAST Talks: Cross-Coastal Collaboration in the Blue Economy

July 21, 2021

With the rapid rise of the blue economy, Canada has the potential to emerge as a leader in the development of solutions that support greater ocean health and productivity.