Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development
January 30, 2017

The following is being distributed at the request of the Research & Development Corporation:

Media Advisory: Minister Mitchelmore to Tour Businesses Funded by Research & Development Corporation

The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister Responsible for the Research & Development Corporation (RDC), will participate in a tour of RDC-funded commercial research and development performers tomorrow (Tuesday, January 31). Featured businesses are Kraken Sonar Systems, eSonar Inc. and radient360 Solutions Ltd. The tour will begin at 1:15 p.m. at the Kraken Sonar Systems office, 430 Water Street, Suite 100, St. John’s.

Minister Mitchelmore will be joined by Mark Ploughman, RDC Acting CEO.

Media interested in participating are requested to register by 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 31 by phoning 709-758-0308 or emailing

Tour Schedule

1:15 p.m. – 1:35 p.m. Kraken Sonar Systems (Office)430 Water Street, Suite 100, St. John’s
2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Kraken Sonar Systems (Warehouse)113 Terminal Road, Conception Bay South
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.eSonar Inc.21 Mews Place, St. John’s
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.radient360 Solutions44 Torbay Road, Suite 302, St. John’s

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Media contacts:

Eric Humber
Media Relations Manager
Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development
709-729-4819, 725-9655
Ashley Russell
Marketing and Communications Specialist
Research & Development Corporation
709-758-0308, 730-4079

2017 01 30                              11:00 a.m.