The Ocean Startup Challenge

Join us for our virtual discussion to learn from global industry experts about opportunities to solve major ocean sector problems.

About this Event

The Ocean Startup Challenge will award $1.4 Million in 2021to start and grow new ocean tech companies in Canada. Leading up to the launch of the Challenge, we’re hosting a six-part series of industry-led presentations and interactive networking sessions.

This speaker series will bring together ocean industry experts in shipping and transportation, fisheries and aquaculture, naval and defence, energy and marine bio-resources. You will hear from industry leaders who will discuss the challenges faced by each sector, highlight opportunities in the market, and share other insights into their respective fields.

Join us on Tuesday, January 26 at 1 pm AST for part two of the virtual dialogue series focused on shipping and marine transportation. After the panel discussion, you’ll have a chance to connect with speakers and other attendees during sector networking.

Event Overview:

1:00 pm – Panel discussion

Each of our 5 guest speakers will be giving a 5-minute presentation about their industry’s big problems, trends, new technologies, and innovative actions they are taking.

1:30 pm – Interactive networking session

The interactive networking session will allow you to

  • Speak with panelists in individual rooms
  • Choose when you want to change rooms and speak with another panelist

2:30 pm – Event concludes

Stay tuned:

Further details about speakers for our upcoming Ocean Solutions Exchange are coming soon. In the meantime, be sure to register for all the sessions that interest you:

January 26: Transportation

February 9: Fisheries & Aquaculture

February 23: Naval & Defence

March 9: Offshore Energy

March 23: Marine Bio-resources