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Chronicle Herald: N.S. exporters celebrated at achievement awards

For the first time in the 34 years of the Annual Nova Scotia Export Achievement Awards, two companies were chosen ...
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IMV: Nasdaq Approves Listing of IMV Inc. Common Shares

See original story here HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, May 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IMV Inc. (“IMV” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:IMV) (OTCQX:IMMVD), a clinical stage ...
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Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at 1:00pm
Don’t miss the #AVF2018 Growth Stage Presenting Companies! Register now to watch entrepreneurs pitch their business to key industry leaders: https://t.co/cHQ3B2sIcG @AtlanticVF https://t.co/x7YvDSw5d7 BioNovaNS photo
Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at 10:00am
#BioPort2018 is happening during #STEMFest2018! A great opportunity to learn more about the future of these innovative sectors.
Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 6:30pm
@springloadedtec is looking for a highly motivated, energetic problem solver to join their team as a Clinical Research Associate. Click here to learn more https://t.co/BC5DrTBU4R #HfxJobs #NSJobs https://t.co/1O9Bq4gtDR BioNovaNS photo
Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 4:00pm
With a brand new state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Downtown Halifax, what better place to hold #BioPort2018 than @hfxconventions? Learn more here: https://t.co/TJ941DLkTn https://t.co/T0GW7MXndU BioNovaNS photo
Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 2:46pm
We are so excited to announce that Brain Scientist, Technology Pioneer, & Founder & CEO of Anthrotronix, Dr. Cori Lathan, will be our Kick-Off Keynote Speaker at #BioPort2018! Learn more here: https://t.co/A9S7XO8t7I https://t.co/aWugeIHAVw BioNovaNS photo
Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 11:28am
#AVF2018 is just over a week away! Don't miss out on an opportunity to hear Insightful Industry Leading Panel Sessions, Keynote speakers, and more! https://t.co/CJp6vps2jD BioNova members get an exclusive discount on registration, contact us to learn more! @AtlanticVF
  • 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.