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Researchers to Present Data on Immunovaccine’s Infectious Disease Pipeline at Three International Conference

Presentations at RSV16, World Vaccine Congress Europe and IDWeek Conferences Highlight Company’s Progress in Using DepoVax™-based Agents to Address Respiratory ...
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TruLeaf’s Gregg Curwin Receives Clean50 Award

See original article here TruLeaf is pleased to announce that its President & CEO, Gregg Curwin, has been given the ...
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Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Foggy Goggle
Save the date for our BioNova Social on September 29 from 5-7 at the Foggy Goggle. Event invite and registration coming soon!
Oct 20 – Oct 21 all-day
From Field & Forest is a 2-day conference that will give natural resource managers and rural entrepreneurs the connections and insights to build sustainable businesses from non-timber forest products (NTFPs). Make connections and learn how...
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm Cunard Centre


Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 2:31pm
see you tonight @TheFoggyGoggle for our BioNova Social! 5-7 pm https://t.co/uaK2z4pb3e Don't forget your business cards!
Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 12:05pm
Come out on Oct 25 @ 1pm to see the BIC semi-finalists present in a dragon’s den style pitch competition at the LRSI https://t.co/pMmUqWwQYa
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 7:00pm
Thank you to today's panelists for the great discussion. Thank you to @ExportDevCanada @CanadaDev for partnering with us to host this event.
  • 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.