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2013-09-30 08:29:56

ST. JOHN'S, Sept. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC) is investing $3.7 million in Memorial University to support 34 academic-led research projects aimed at solving technical challenges and closing knowledge gaps. The research is being conducted in a range of areas, including natural resource industries, manufacturing and health and life sciences. These projects have secured additional investments totalling $6.3 million...

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...

2012-10-09 11:22:37

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Oct. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is investing more than $5.3 million into research and development (R&D) projects at Memorial University of Newfoundland in areas relevant to offshore petroleum, ocean technology, healthcare, aquaculture and other natural resource industries. The funding will focus on solving technical challenges and identifying new opportunities such as ice-structure interaction in polar regions, effective oil...

2012-04-03 06:22:25

ST. JOHN'S, NL, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Newfoundland and Labrador's knowledge and technological capacity for ships and offshore structures operating in harsh ocean environments is about to be strengthened with the launch of a research program at Memorial University's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC) and ABS of Houston, Texas today announced a combined $600,000 investment for the ABS Harsh...

2011-11-23 11:07:00

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A $1 million dollar investment by Statoil Canada, matched by the Research & Development Corporation (RDC), will boost Memorial University of Newfoundland's research expertise in reservoir engineering. The funding will create the Statoil Chair and Statoil Associate Chair in Reservoir Engineering at Memorial University and foster the development of a new Petroleum Engineering research program in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied...