The Office of Industrial Assistance facilitates industrial access to a variety of Fisheries and Marine Institute expertise and facilities as well as innovative project funding. The office is jointly supported by the Fisheries and Marine Institute and the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP). The Office provides a link to a technological expertise network across Canada and abroad. The Office facilitates access for clients to the specialized facilities and the technological expertise that exists at the Fisheries and Marine Institute and at Memorial University of Newfoundland. In addition through the Office of Industrial Assistance clients can access additional specialized facilities and other sources of knowledge available at the National Research Council of Canada. A teamwork approach to providing client services is one of the fundamental operating principles of the Office of Industrial Assistance.
A partial list of services offered by the Office of Industrial Assistance include:
The Office currently operates out of three locations, St. John's, Gander and Happy Valley - Goose Bay.
The major activity or the Office of Industrial Assistance involves delivery of the Industrial Research Assistance Programme.
Director & Industrial Technology Advisor
Gary Savage, B.Eng. Memorial, P.Eng.
Industrial Technology Advisor - Gander
Stephen Noseworthy, B.Eng. Memorial
Industrial Technology Advisor - Labrador
Patricia Loder, P.Aq. Nova Scotia Agricultural College
Industrial Technology Advisor - St. John's
Christopher Brown, B.Sc.(Honours) Memorial, M.Aq. Simon Fraser
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