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2014-04-03 08:23:20

ST. JOHN'S, NL, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is investing more than $500,000 in six research and development projects related to mineral exploration and development. The projects are being carried out by researchers at Memorial University and College of the North Atlantic to enhance exploration efforts, improve environmental mitigation strategies, and strengthen opportunities through the purchase of specialized equipment. "The mining sector has been...

2013-03-04 12:24:31

ST JOHN'S, NL, March 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC) is investing $10,300 towards a research project in western Newfoundland that will enhance the design and manufacturing process of snowboards. In partnership with College of the North Atlantic (CNA), RDC is supporting Magine Snowboards in Port au Port to develop a more durable snowboard product by replacing glass-based fibre with environmentally-friendly composite...

2013-02-28 16:21:44

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Deepwater seabed surveying, navigation and control systems for field robots, and improving cyber security measures are among the 10 academic-led research and development projects receiving more than $1.7 million in total funding from the Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC). Today's investment leverages more than $10 million from others sources including the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, the Natural...

2013-01-22 12:24:37

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Jan. 22, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Bell and Bell Aliant announced $15,000 in funding for the implementation of an innovative mental health initiative with College of the North Atlantic (CNA). Funded through the Bell Let's Talk Community Fund, the gift will enable the college to certify several staff members as instructors for Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training, a program under the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Each of the certified instructors will then...

2012-11-20 12:29:31

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Nov. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Making working conditions safer for offshore employees, developing production efficiencies for the lumber industry and advancing healthcare technology are among the 18 business-led projects receiving more than $1.6 million in funding from the Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC). RDC today announced investment support that will assist several provincial companies with research and development (R&D)...