Memorial University of Newfoundland is Atlantic Canada's premiere comprehensive university and one of the region's most important research institutions. Memorial is committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship, research and service to the general public. Among its industrial research centres are the Fisheries and Marine Institute and the Ocean Sciences Centre.
The Fisheries and Marine Institute is North America’s most comprehensive marine institute dedicated to education, training, applied research, industrial response, and technology transfer in support of ocean industries. The institute’s Centre for Aquaculture and Seafood Development (CASD) is internationally recognized for its applied scientific and technical expertise, facilities and commitment to clients. CASD offers a complete range of services for the seafood processing and aquaculture industries.
The Ocean Sciences Centre (OSC) is a research-oriented academic unit within the Faculty of Science of Memorial University. The OSC and the Aquaculture Research and Development Facility (ARDF) provide scientists with first-rate facilities for research and training in cold ocean sciences, as well as quality graduate and post-doctoral education opportunities in a broad range of marine science and related disciplines.