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TruLeaf Closes $8.5-million Round of Financing

See full original release here TruLeaf Closes $8.5-million Round of Financing Former executive of Scotiabank joins TruLeaf board of directors   TORONTO, ON/BIBLE ...
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News Release: BioMedica Diagnostics Acquires Sekisui Diagnostics

To see original article, click here For Immediate Release Halifax, NS -Windsor based, BioMedica Diagnostics (BMD) made the announcement today that ...
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Friday, December 9th, 2016 at 8:35am
#Panag team have more than 100 years of combined experience in the filed of cannabinoids and pain research https://t.co/E2xu6GjEIn
Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 3:43pm
a BIG thank you to our Holiday Reception partners @GenomeAtlantic @DalhousieILI and @innovacorp. See you all this evening !
Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 3:42pm
we are all set for tonight's Research Meets Business Holiday Reception! hope to see you there!… https://t.co/9h6X8loums
  • 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.