Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship

COVE brings together people, ideas, industry and research to help our community and members to work in new ways. Together, we are a catalyst in creating the world’s next practical, commercial and revolutionary ocean tech advances.



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The Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE) will bring ocean technology innovation and commercialization to the water’s edge of Halifax Harbour



Innovators. Educators. Defenders. Explorers. And so much more.


With a strategic location on North America's east coast, the ocean-related focus of its universities and community college, and the depth of its science-based workforce, it’s no surprise Halifax is a world leader in ocean science and business.

Recent News

Sep. 19, 2019

COVE Announces Five New Board Members

  September 19, 2019 (Dartmouth, NS) – The Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE) welcomes five new members to its Board of Directors. The new board members…

Jul. 30, 2019

Significant defence contract awarded to Ensign Subsea Systems

Ensign Subsea Systems, a member of the AAE Technologies group of companies, is proud to announce the award of a significant defence contract by an undisclosed major naval power. …

Jul. 10, 2019

Rimot Poised to Scale-up and Grow - Canada.ca

Dartmouth-based firm develops, commercializes and markets its remote monitoring technology July 10, 2019 – Dartmouth, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Innovation is a…

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