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COVE brings together people, ideas, industry, and research to help our community and members to work in new ways. Together, we are a catalyst in creating the world’s next practical, commercial and revolutionary ocean tech advances.


Located in Halifax, on the world’s second-largest natural harbour, COVE provides a place where start-ups, small and medium enterprises, large businesses, and post-secondary institutions can foster innovation and growth in the ocean sector with common-use infrastructure, including prototyping and testing facilities.


The 8-acre site includes 53,120 sq. ft. of office, workshop and shared space, as well as, direct harbour access with 2,850 ft. of wharf face, featuring two 300+ ft. finger piers and water depth up to 50 ft. Our tenants have access to acreage for storage laydown assembly and mobilization in a secure, fenced compound.