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November 18, 2020 | Local, Naval

New Call for Applications: Corrosion Detection in Ships Sandbox/

New Call for Applications: Corrosion Detection in Ships Sandbox/

Corrosion Detection in Ships Sandbox: Rust Never Sleeps


Test your best solutions to find corrosion trouble spots for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). The Corrosion Detection in Ships Sandbox, delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is now accepting applications. The Sandbox will take place at the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE) facility in Halifax, Nova Scotia in the spring of 2021. Please note that if current COVID restrictions are not lifted in time for the Sandbox to proceed, additional postponement may be required.


Participants will get the opportunity to showcase their products in realistic simulations, with successful demonstrations resulting in access to an actual vessel to demonstrate their solution in a real world environment. Apply now to test your technologies at one of the leading collaborative facilities for applied innovation in the ocean sector.


The deadline to apply is December 15, 2020.

Apply now



Test Drives: Bringing a whole new element to the innovation ecosystem


With new technology, there is no better way to see if it delivers on its promise then to put it to work. That’s why IDEaS will soon be launching Test Drives, an element designed to take a product and put it in the hands of real armed forces members as they put it through its paces. Products will travel through this final stage of the IDEaS innovation pipeline into the real world, unlocking its potential. IDEaS will acquire use of the solutions to be evaluated via a purchase, lease, loan or other arrangement with the innovator. Stay tuned for details!



Reminder: CFP4 Call Closing Soon!


The deadline to apply for the new Competitive Projects challenges is fast approaching! Don’t miss your opportunity to find new ways to support our troops with your logistics solutions, new armour designs and visual and data security. Applications must be submitted by December 10th, 2020.



The IDEaS team


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