MDA has had a big week. After announcing involvement in Ukraine, the space company also reported it had been awarded a $269-million contract for the Canadarm3 project and announced a new global headquarters in Brampton, Ont.
Topic: satellite images
Space technology company MDA is partnering with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the Department of National Defense on a $7-million project to detect and track illegal fishing boats. The project demonstrates the potential of commercial satellite data, as more companies have begun to offer data services to governments around the world.
New challenges in public health were recently announced under the Innovative Solutions Canada program, which aims to help small and mid-sized enterprises sell their innovative products and services to the government. Public Health Agency of Canada is looking for solutions for satellite images and communications platforms. The National Research Council of Canada needs suppliers for…