CDL-Atlantic is located at the Rowe School of Business at Dalhousie University. The program will leverage the business school’s strengths to capitalize on Dalhousie’s world-class research expertise in ocean, clean, and environmental technology, as well as agri-food and bioproducts. This partnership will further expand CDL’s portfolio of technology-based startups, creating a unique “blue-green” technology stream as well as a general stream at CDL-Atlantic at Dalhousie.

CDL-Atlantic will foster the creation of powerful blue-green technology ventures through strategic alignment with Dalhousie’s research initiatives in this area, including the Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI), the NSERC/Tesla Canada Industrial Research Chair, and the Canada Research Chair in Organic Agriculture.

CDL-Atlantic Mentors have technology backgrounds in a variety of industries. All Mentors ▶︎

CDL-Halifax Streams


For founders pursuing state of the art technological innovations across diverse industries.


For founders focused on the digital ocean, where underwater acoustics and imaging, sensors, robotics and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), data, predictive analytics and AI are transforming the sustainable ocean economy.