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With the highest concentration of specialized marine companies operating in any one place across the country, St. John’s has earned an international reputation for its expertise in offshore energy development and ocean technology. Our focus on innovation, advanced post-secondary, and world-class ocean research and training facilities has established us as a modern-day hub city of ocean excellence. We are Canada’s ocean city powerhouse, the epicentre of the national ocean innovation ecosystem and the home of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster.

Our tech start-up sector is also thriving, and with success stories like the city’s own Mysa, Verafin and Colab leading the way, a new generation of business leaders are finding everything they need to grow their companies and build their lives, right here. And with our active and supportive entrepreneurial ecosystem and close-knit business community, we can assist new start-ups in building their companies faster and more effectively.

For businesses, St. John’s offers a tremendous advantage for attracting top-tier talent that can play a vital role in creating successful companies, with a well-educated and engaged workforce that enjoys a healthy work-life balance. Now is the time to discover St. John’s and learn why it’s an ideal place to invest, to live and to grow your business.