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

Mar. 07, 2019

COVE Welcomes Aboard IBM Canada

March 7, 2019 (Dartmouth, NS) - COVE is excited to announce that IBM Canada has joined the ocean business park as a tenant, one of 50 currently in residence. “We are very pleased…


Feb. 25, 2019

A new toolkit promotes ocean literacy in the classroom | Global News Morning

A new toolkit promotes ocean literacy in the classroom | Watch News Video Online Dr. Sherry Scully chats with Andrea Dion from Global News Morning about the Taking Making into…

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…

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