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.

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

Dec. 05, 2019

Innovacorp Blue-Green Challenge and Start-Up Yard Cohort 2019

Congratulations to all the start-ups selected to participate in the 2019 Innovacorp Blue-Green Challenge and Start-Up Yard at COVE cohort. Blue-Green Challenge round one winners…


Nov. 28, 2019

MacArtney Canada devises LARS for freshwater oceanography

Nov. 28, 2019 MacArtney Canada, working for Environment Canada, recently supplied a freshwater oceanography marine lifting device for water instrumentation, profiling and…


Nov. 14, 2019

Nova Scotia startup cracks the shell of traditional seafood industry | The Chronicle Herald

'From catch to plate' There has been much buzz surrounding Nova Scotia's ocean technology sector. Ocean related industries generate approximately $4.5 billion, or 12.2 per cent…

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