Room for development.
A coastal community with big-city potential, Holyrood is a place where business, research, and people connect to build a sustainable ocean industry. It’s an ecosystem built for innovation.
On the edge of North America, the cold Atlantic waters surrounding Holyrood are ripe with opportunity.
Cold Ocean Test Bed
Technology, science, education, defence, energy, and much more.
Research & Development Cost
Canada has the lowest-cost of all G7 countries.
Universities and colleges training the next generation of innovators.
Innovation Hot Spot
A globally recognized start-up sector.
Home to companies that are changing the world.
Portal to the North
Arctic-like conditions for next generation testing and research.
Marine Institute (MI) – a campus of Memorial University, the MI is Canada’s most comprehensive centre for education, training, applied research, and industrial support for ocean industries. MI’s courses, programs, and research are internationally renowned in the ocean industry. Their buildings are home to world-class ocean testing and research facilities, that are made available for both academia and industry.
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) – a regional brand of the Canadian government whose mandate is to create opportunities for economic growth in Atlantic Canada by helping businesses become more competitive, innovative, and productive.
National Research Council (NRC) – Canada’s largest research and development organization. Their mission is to partner with Canadian organizations who are addressing critical issues to help commercialize next generation solutions.
Ocean Super Cluster (OSC) – an Atlantic Canadian not-for-profit that brings companies together to foster collaboration, sustainability, and modernization of Canada’s ocean economy. The OSC strives to invest in improving supply chain opportunities, and works with its members to develop and attract talent while fostering more ocean start-ups in the ocean innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem.