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.



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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

Nov. 04, 2019

💼 Careers | Program Coordinator at Innovacorp | Ocean Start-Up Project

Innovacorp is seeking a bright, self-motivated and energetic individual for the role of program coordinator focused on the Ocean Start-Up Project. The Ocean Start-Up Project is a…

Oct. 29, 2019

COVE Wins Prestigious International Award for Advancing Marine Science and Technology  

October 29, 2019 (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia) – The Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE) has been awarded the Marine Technology Society (MTS) 2019 Compass…

Oct. 28, 2019

COVE Continues to Reel In Ocean Tech Companies

COVE Continues to Reel In Ocean Tech Companies  October 28, 2019 (Dartmouth, NS) – COVE marks its one-year anniversary of operation with the addition of Dartmouth Ocean…

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