Provincial Government Highlighting Innovative Technologies in the Marine Industry

  • Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation

February 26, 2020

The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, continued #NLTechTour2020 at Genoa Design International’s production facility recently, to view a research and development project for determining the most efficient way to create digital scans of vessels.

Genoa Design International provides production design and 3D modeling services to shipbuilding and offshore industries. Since 1995, the company has been a major Canadian supplier of production design services to the marine industry with over 150 projects. Genoa Design is a partner in the Ocean Supercluster initiative, and was one of the initial selections for ACOA’s Accelerated Growth Services pilot in Atlantic Canada.

Since 2002, the Provincial Government has contributed over $263,000 to Genoa Design International to assist with the growth and development of the company’s services. This support has helped Genoa Design grow to more than 200 employees throughout North America, with headquarters in Mount Pearl.

As committed in the provincial Business Innovation Agenda and Technology Sector Work Plan, the Provincial Government supports innovative and entrepreneurial companies that create new jobs and opportunities, while fostering innovation in our provincial economy.

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“Fostering innovation is important to this government. By supporting innovative and entrepreneurial companies such as Genoa Design International, we are facilitating investment that promotes advanced labour market skills. I commend Genoa for making waves globally, and becoming one of the most sought-after production design firms in the shipbuilding industry.”
Honourable Bernard Davis
Minister of Tourism, Culture, Innovation and Industry

“With the support of our government partner, the Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, we’ve been able to develop talent and pursue innovation that allows our Newfoundland and Labrador-based business to better serve clients across North America. These funding opportunities are allowing us to advance our skills and explore new service offerings that will propel the entire shipbuilding industry. ”
Gina Pecore
CEO, Genoa Design International

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Media contacts
Eric Humber
Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation
709-729-4819, 725-9655
erichumber@gov.nl.ca

Erika Kelland
Genoa Design International
709-690-4174
ekelland@genoadesign.com

2020 02 26 9:45 am