Digital Technology Investment to Enhance Maritime Naval Security and Surveillance : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

Digital Technology Investment to Enhance Maritime Naval Security and Surveillance

September 7, 2012

Digital Technology Investment to Enhance Maritime Naval Security and Surveillance
national research council of canada

Ottawa, ON (RPRN) 09/07/12 — Increasing worldwide competitive advantage for Canadian companies


The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry, and the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, today announced an investment in exactEarth Ltd. from the Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program (DTAPP), delivered by the National Research Council of Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP).

"The Government of Canada is investing in science and technology to create good jobs, strengthen the economy and improve the quality of life of Canadians," said Minister Paradis. "In every sector of the economy, digital technologies allow companies like exactEarth Ltd. to be more innovative, productive and competitive."

exactEarth Ltd. will receive up to $50,000 from DTAPP to implement projects that include the adoption of new software tools and information and quality systems. These new tools and systems will allow exactEarth to improve its ability to locate more than 80,000 ships daily anywhere around the world and transmit this information quickly to its customers. This data is used within Canada and globally for a number of purposes, including enhancing maritime security and surveillance as well as search and rescue support.

"As an organization that excels in developing and exploiting leading-edge technology, we are extremely grateful for the opportunity to work with DTAPP," said Peter Mabson, President of exactEarth Ltd. "This project will help us further increase our competitive advantage worldwide."

Founded in 2009, exactEarth Ltd. is a leading data services company providing advanced location-based information on global maritime traffic. It collects ship monitoring data and delivers the highest quality information to customers around the world. Its information improves maritime domain awareness for governments and commercial organizations, whether tracking a single vessel or monitoring large, unwired ocean regions. NRC-IRAP has been working with exactEarth since March 2012.

Economic Action Plan 2012 provides substantial direct support for research and development and business innovation, leading to job creation, growth and long-term prosperity for Canadians. Of this investment, an additional $110 million is allocated to NRC-IRAP annually to expand the program's reach and services for innovative small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada, including $80 million for DTAPP to support the digital economy.

Media Relations
National Research Council of Canada
613-991-1431
1-855-282-1637
media@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
Margaux Stastny
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Christian Paradis
Minister of Industry
613-943-7599
Michele-Jamali Paquette
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
Minister of State for Science and Technology
613-947-2956

Main image credits: national research council of canada
About the author:

RushPR News is a social media newswire service created to help you with content creation and distribution to news outlets and social media networks. RushPRnews can also assist you with your web strategies with experts advices and strategies at an affordable cost. Write us at news@rushprnews.com

Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: BUSINESS NEWS, CANADIAN NEWS, PRESS RELEASE

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / Anne Howard annehowardpublicist.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

Unconstitutional wire tape:a personal testimonial

N Las Vegas 09/02/14 · Hello my name is Sumayah Hodges, I live...

BackToWork PR Coupon for one free press release submission

SAN FRANCISCO 09/02/14 · We hope you had an enjoyable Labor Day...

Swift Travel Deals Set To Become Multi-Million Dollar Agency!

Miami, FL 09/01/14 · Lux Millionaire Magazine/ --If you are looking for a...

New Online Scheduling Platform That Helps Appointment Based Businesses

London, UK 08/30/14 · Book the Slot (http://provider.booktheslot.com/signin) has recently been piloting...

Ultraseal International helps powertrain manufacturers to improve quality cost effectively

Ann Arbor, MI 08/29/14 · Ultraseal America will explain to powertrain manufacturers how...

Innovative Approach To Select Crawler Crane

Ghaziabad, UP 08/27/14 · If you run any production business or real...

Harper’s government targeting poor seniors on guaranteed income

Halifax, NS 08/27/14 · Under proposed changes to prescribed annuity taxation, Canadian...

Neurobiologix Releases New Cognitive Performance Supplements

Austin, TX 08/26/14 ·  - Neurobiologix, a specialty nutrition company, introduces Full...

Ice Bucket Challenge: Meet Rice Bucket Challenge

CARSON, CA 08/26/14 · Since Spring, the Ice Bucket Challenge has raised...

WordBase Voted as No. 1 Word Game in the App Store

Vancouver, B.C. 08/22/14 · Two Danes have done the impossible. Their app...

Team Building Programs In a Rejuvenating Environment

GRAFTON, ONTARIO 08/14/14 · The knowledgeable and professional conference management team at...

Robin Williams Press Conference Prepared Statement - death by asphyxiation

San Rafael, Calif. 08/13/14 · My name is Keith Boyd. I am a Lieutenant...

A New and Intriguing shop now open in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC, Canada 08/13/14 · A quaint little green cottage that looks like...