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

Jan. 16, 2019

More tenants move into COVE facility

More tenants move into COVE facility   January 16, 2019 (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada) – The Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE) continues to onboard…

Jan. 08, 2019

Kraken Awarded $0.5 Million Contract under Canada’s Defence Innovation Research Program (DIRP) - Kraken Robotics

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND – 08 JANUARY 2019/GLOBE NEWSWIRE/– Kraken Robotics Inc. (TSX-V: PNG) (OTCQB: KRKNF) (“Kraken” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that its wholly…

Jan. 07, 2019

Sensor Technology Ltd. Adds New Business Development Leader

Collingwood, Ont., Jan 7th, 2018 • Sensor Technology Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of Geoff MacIntyre to the team as the new Head of Business Development. Geoff comes…

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