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Welcome to our Newly Launched Website

To start off 2016 on the right foot, we planned a refreshed and modern new look for BioNova. Our goal ...
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FMI: Biostimulants Market Poised to Account for US$ 4,109.5 Mn By 2025

See original article Demand for biostimulants is expected to surpass US$ 4 billion in revenues, according to a new ...
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Thursday, February 11th, 2016 at 3:02am
Congrats to members @springloadedtec on their pre-order sales of the Levitation knee brace. $50K+ USD sold already. https://t.co/nBwQiBNr0B
Thursday, February 11th, 2016 at 2:18am
Biostimulants Market Poised to Account for US$ 4,109.5 Mn By 2025 https://t.co/BF8arvFe8O Members Acadian Seaplants listed.
Thursday, February 11th, 2016 at 1:07am
Members BioMedica Diagnostics are seeking a Global Business Unit Manager: Animal Health. https://t.co/AqBiyhUYbv Apply today! #NSJobs
Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at 8:05pm
Members Appili Therapeutics are seeking a Scientific Analyst (1 year contract). https://t.co/ktHZCVxVu3 Apply today! #NSJobs
  • pharma

    Pharmaceuticals & Vaccines

    The Pharmaceutical and Vaccines area includes companies and researchers who work to develop ways to treat a host of illnesses. From a vaccine for cancer to a new class of anti-infectives to topical treatments for pain, Nova Scotians are working on the forefront of drug discovery and development.

  • medicaltech

    Medical Technologies

    The Medical Technologies area develops products used in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions. Innovations range from sophisticated neuro-imaging technologies, to a pessary used to treat urinary incontinence, to a robust line of diagnostic tests that address some of today’s greatest health care challenges.

  • digitalhealth

    Digital Health

    The Digital Health area uses information technology to provide health care services and information either in an institutional setting or over distances. Products in this area range from bioinformatics, to computer generated simulations, to the gathering and transmission of critical information from paramedics to hospitals.

  • naturalhealth

    Natural Health Products & Functional Foods

    The Natural Health Products & Functional Foods area develops and produces nutritional supplements and food products which contribute to good health. Examples include milk or juice fortified with extra calcium, products rich in Omega-3 fatty acids,wild berry extracts and sports supplements.

  • bioproducts


    The BioProducts area members use biotechnology to transform natural resources into new products. Fuel from marine algae, agricultural growth enhancers from seaweed and cellulose-based chemicals are examples of work happening in this area.

Our Acceleration Initiatives

BioNova aims to accelerate the innovation and productivity of businesses in Nova Scotia’s bioeconomy through our Projects, Programs, Services & Events with the support of our stakeholders and funding partners.