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Immunovaccine achieves breakthrough in support of developing personalized cancer immunotherapies

View original release HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, July 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Immunovaccine Inc. (TSX:IMV) (OTCQX:IMMVF), a clinical stage immuno-oncology company, today announced a ...
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Partner International named a top boss

See original article in Chronicle Herald by James Risdon Still basking in the glow of landing a first client in ...
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Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 2:30pm
Apply for a presenting spot at the MedTech showcase in Boston Oct 27 hosted by MassMEDIC. Send a business summary to: info@massmedic
Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 10:20am
"This partnership is also about creating #nsjobs" Congrats @natureswaycan & #lifesciences sector in #NS on new deal: https://t.co/zJ7sDv1sJg
Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 9:42am
Looking forward to seeing the best and brightest from #AtlanticCanada at the BioInnovation Challenge! https://t.co/OG5F6ZyLWS
Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 9:01am
Stephen O’Leary of @NRC_CNRC is speaking today in research&technical breakout session room 522 ABC #BIOWC17
Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 3:30pm
#NovaScotia company @mara_corp developing sustainable #biotech for a cleaner future. Chat with them at #BIOWC17
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.