CDL-Atlantic is located in Halifax, Canada at the Rowe School of Business, Dalhousie University. Dalhousie is a world-class research institute with expertise in ocean, clean, and environmental technology, as well as agri-food and bioproducts.

In alignment with Dalhousie’s research initiatives, CDL-Atlantic is home to a Prime stream as well as a specialized Oceans stream. CDL-Atlantic has created partnerships with Atlantic Canada’s leading entrepreneurs, investors, and scientists to foster the development of powerful blue-green technology ventures, in collaboration with 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 ▶︎

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CDL-Halifax Streams

Prime

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

Oceans

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.