Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Announces Smart Protective Coatings Project

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced four projects today including the Smart Protective Coatings Project as a part of its core Technology Leadership stream of projects. With a total project value of more than $4.6 million, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster will provide $2.2 million in funding with the balance coming from industry partners. The Smart Protective Coatings Project is led by Dartmouth-based SME, Graphite Innovation and Technologies, together with partners Horizon Maritime Services Ltd, and Mitacs.

GIT launches testing of new anti-biofouling marine coating

Graphite Innovation & Technologies (GIT) Inc. is developing and testing a disruptive marine coating that reduces biofouling on marine vessels. Phase One of the testing is being conducting at COVE (Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship).