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

Apr. 10, 2019

Taking an innovative approach to fishing gear: Local projects in Nova Scotia take up the challenge! - Canada.ca

April 10, 2019 Ottawa, Ontario - Each year, more than eight million metric tons of plastic end up in the world’s oceans. A major contributor to plastic waste is lost and…


Apr. 03, 2019

LeeWay Marine Completes Successful Trials of Kraken's SeaScout System

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia and ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland, April 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LeeWay Marine (LeeWay) is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed trials of…


Mar. 25, 2019

Jim Hanlon - TheFutureEconomy.ca

Jim Hanlon is a 40-year veteran of the Canadian tech industry, having worked in design, marketing and management for companies in Atlantic Canada, Ontario and New England. Over…

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