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

Feb. 12, 2020

World-class ocean technology sector strengthens Atlantic Canada’s economy | News Release

Ocean start-up companies to develop new technologies, create jobs in the region with the help of the Government of Canada February 12, 2020 – Dartmouth, NS – Atlantic…

Feb. 11, 2020

COVE Seeks a new Chief Executive Officer

The Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE) located on the shore of Halifax Harbour seeks a new Chief Executive Officer . Located in what was once the Canadian…


Feb. 07, 2020

A successful year for MacArtney!

Feb. 7, 2020 Reporting positively on the 2018/19 financial year, the MacArtney Group focuses on improving and strengthening the Group’s overall scalability to support future…

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