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The Fritsma Factor Celebrates 10 Years of Fostering Hemostasis Dialogue

For Immediate Release HALIFAX, October 2, 2017—Precision BioLogic is pleased to recognize the tenth anniversary of the Fritsma Factor—Your Interactive ...
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Halifax company fighting antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Link to original story here A Halifax company is testing a new chemical compound that acts like a magnet to ...
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Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 5:59pm
Congratulations to the top three finalists for the Bioinnovation Challenge @ZeckenLabs, @PFERA_Inc & @TieosPharma
Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 5:34pm
The judges for the Bioinnovation Challenge are now deliberating after hearing the innovative ideas of 8 start-up companies
Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 5:30pm
More amazing pitches from BioInnovation Challenge presenters with @ADDtext_me, IPSNP Computing, @PFERA_Inc & @TieosPharma
Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 3:34pm
Amazing pitches from BioInnovation Challenge presenters with @ZeckenLabs, Heterogeneous Nanosystems, @CanuevoBiotech & @Necktronics so far https://t.co/IvCXZ6eOOv BioNovaNS photo
  • 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.