The Ocean Technology Sector is a cross cutting advanced technology industry focused on products and services to understand and work in or use the ocean. Examples of ocean technologies and services include: robotics, sensors, ocean modeling and forecasting, hydrographic services and digital chart production, vessel and platform engineering, navigation systems, marine ICT and simulation technologies (to name but a few). The Canadian sector is characterized by small, highly international companies with dual or multiple use technologies that they sell into various vertical markets. The sector is part of the modern ocean economy and serves various wealth generating ocean industries including, Marine transportation; Defence and security; Coastal and ocean management; Fisheries and aquaculture; Offshore oil and gas exploration, development and production; Seabed mining & Ocean renewable energy.
Markets offering opportunities in this sector
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