Sandra Houle posted an articleSix new Calls for Proposals in its defence testing stream see more
Supporting defence innovation – Innovative Solutions Canada launches new defence challenges
Innovative Solutions Canada (ISC) recently launched six new Calls for Proposals in its defence testing stream. ISC is seeking pre-commercial innovative prototypes that can be tested in real life settings and address a variety of defence priorities within the Government of Canada. The Testing Stream aims to procure, test and evaluate innovative late stage pre-commercial prototypes in the following areas:
• Digital Enablers and Cybersecurity
• UAS and Drone-related infrastructure
• Enhanced Warfighting
• Training and in-Service support
• Enhanced Soldier systems
• Smart Sustain and Fleet Optimization
The purpose of this call for proposals is to create pools of pre-qualified innovations that Canada may select from to address a broad range of the Government of Canada organizations' requirements. Check the Innovative Solutions Canada web site for eligibility requirements and apply by 14:00 April 22, 2022.
Press Release: Seaspan Shipyards launches immersive visualization platform to accelerate digital transformation of shipbuilding and fleet maintenanceVirtually experience, on a 5.6-metre-wide display wall a 3D highly accurate digital vessel model see more
HoloShip facility will be an engine for technology innovation as Seaspan and Canadian marine sector evolve to digital ship environment throughout vessel lifecycle .
Accelerating concepts and propelling solutions forward see more
Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security is more than just a funding program. We are accelerating concepts and propelling solutions forward, building a defence innovation ecosystem.
Ocean innovation hub see more
The work to establish an ocean innovation hub in Greater Victoria that will develop new companies focused on the water and create 1,000 new jobs will start next year with the appointment of a chief executive and the start of a fundraising campaign.
NATO is looking for tools and measures to identify, assess and protect against attacks see more
The Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program and Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM), on behalf of Canada, will be hosting the Fall 2021 NATO Innovation Challenge – The invisible threat: Countering cognitive warfare. The theme of this pitch-style event is understanding and protecting the cognitive domain.
NATO is looking for tools and measures to identify, assess and protect against attacks on NATO forces and NATO Allies in the cognitive domain.
Successful innovators will pitch their best solutions and tools to a panel of experts from NATO countries.
On top of international exposure and cash prizes for the best solutions, there will be special recognition for the top “Made in Canada” solution. In order to be considered for the additional Canadian prize, a subsequent eligibility criteria will be applied. For more information on eligibility, visit the IDEaS Web site.
Tap into an engaged audience that could lead to meaningful contacts with the international community!
To apply, visit the NATO Innovation Challenge Page.
Submit your entry by Thursday, October 21, 2021.
The IDEaS Team
Atlantic Towing selects Vard Electro for implementation of battery technology to reduce Green House Gas emissionsAward of contract innovative hybrid battery power see more
Vard Electro is pleased to announce the award of the contract for an innovative hybrid battery power system with Atlantic Towing to be integrated on their vessel Atlantic Shrike. Atlantic Towing is the first company to implement this multiple mode application of battery technologies on a single vessel in the Canadian Offshore Oil and Gas Industry.