Renewable Energy » Technology
April 2019 – July 2021
The Pathway Program is a technology development and testing program focused on identifying approved environmental monitoring solutions for ocean energy projects. It is a coordinated and focused partnership between industry, academia and regulators. Monitoring and reporting fish and marine mamma
Renewable Energy » Tidal Resource Characterization and Modelling
March 2019 – March 2021
The Vectron is a new sensor used for measuring turbulence velocity within a tidal turbine’s swept area. The Vectron has been successfully prototyped, where next steps are to take the technology to the ‘industry-ready’ stage of development and the focus of this project.
Geoscience » Source Rock & Depositional Environment
April 2016 – March 2021
The purpose of this $6.5M project is to develop, validate and deploy different genomics-based bioassay tools for offshore prospecting on the Scotian Slope.
Renewable Energy » Marine Life
May 2019 – February 2021
The project research goal is to design and test an innovative acoustic sensor system that will feature a wireless magneto-inductive (MI) communications link – to alert users in real time of the presence and location of marine mammals in high noise tidal environments. The research entails a field