Ocean Supercluster announces $29M in funding for Ocean Aware project

July 31, 2020

Canada's Ocean Supercluster announced $29M in total funding for the Ocean Aware project, an initiative that will see Dalhousie University and Memorial University work alongside industry and government to develop and commercialize solutions for monitoring fish health, fish movement, and the environment. Ocean Aware will develop world leading aquaculture technology to monitor fish health; new approaches to stock assessment modeling and predictive fishing in the wild fishery, and; innovative and increased capability to monitor marine life around fixed subsea structures. “The Ocean Aware project is a great example of the supercluster's ability to bring together a variety of industry partners to develop new aquaculture technology and further support sustainable fishing practices,” said Federal Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Navdeep Bains. Newswire (NL, NS)