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The Blue Innovation Symposium

Join Canada’s Delegation to The Blue Innovation Symposium in Newport, RI

The Blue Innovation Symposium is the premier marine technology event in New England, connecting the industry to networking, education and facilitating partnership opportunities. The conference brings together a broad spectrum of representatives of the marine technology industry from the US and beyond. Each year, the program has welcomed more than 270 attendees and nearly 40 sponsors for the three-day event, which includes keynote addresses, panel discussions, and a unique series of five-minute flash talks.

2023 Featured speakers:

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, John’s Hopkins, Saab USA, iXBlue and many more.

Blue Investment Forum

This year, the Blue Innovation Symposium will also play host to the first Blue Venture Investment Summit in New England. The event will feature institutional investors, including venture capital and angel firms, along with philanthropic organizations and corporates, discussing current investment trends and emerging opportunities in the blue technology sector.

Benefits for Canadian participants:

As in previous years, the Trade Commissioner Service in Boston has worked with the organizers to set aside speaking and exhibit opportunities for Canadian companies.  Space is limited so please apply early to reserve your spot!

  • Opportunity to deliver 5-minute flash talk
  • Complimentary Registration
  • Complimentary Exhibit
  • Introductions facilitated by Trade Commissioner
  • Site visits to local ocean technology organizations