Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship

A collaborative facility for applied innovation in the ocean sector.

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.

All in one place.

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

Feb. 20, 2019

New Toolkit allows Teachers to Implement Ocean Literacy into their Classrooms

February 20, 2019 (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia) - COVE is excited to increase ocean literacy in classrooms by introducing the Taking Making into Classrooms: Ocean Toolkit. “We…

Feb. 14, 2019

Sensor Technology: Letter from the CEO

Now that we are through the first month of 2019, I’m more certain than ever that this is going to be a transformative year for Sensor Technology. We are very fortunate to be…


Jan. 25, 2019

RBR Opens New Office at Ocean Innovation Center

Ottawa-based sensor developer RBR is joining a collaborative ocean technologies center called COVE. COVE, the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship, is a collaborative…

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