Research & Development
The report says the system awards too many patents for work that is not real innovation.
The design companies will focus on civil engineering improvements
Analysts say $850-million won’t make impact in the near future
The goal is to design a station that would meet ARPA-E’s target of $500 per station and reduce re-fueling times to less than one hour.
Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador is funding the project under its Arctic and Harsh Environments strategic focus.
IBM says the initiative will create 145 new highly-skilled jobs.
Financing will be used to bring the technology to market in the next 18 months
Over the next 20 years, 300 planes will be taken out of service
The Nova Scotia CleanTech Open, launched this week, is an international competition to find and fund high-potential, early-stage clean technology companies.
Bombardier is building a new Product Design and Development Centre for designing and protoyping passenger rail vehicles for the North American market at its facility in St-Bruno, Québec.