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Sciences Community

Boosting Nova Scotia’s
Global Profile

Driving Our
Bio-Economy Forward


ACOA: Covina Biomedical Inc. Solidifying Place in the Bone Cement Industry

Government of Canada supports prototype development, regulatory approvals and research commercialization August 7, 2018 – Halifax, NS – Atlantic Canada ...
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ENTREVESTOR: New App Aids Carers of People with Dementia

Halifax-based DGI Clinical has launched a new app, SymptomGuide Dementia, that allows caregivers to track and manage symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. The ...
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Saturday, August 18th, 2018 at 11:30am
We are so excited to have Dr. Corinna Lathan as our Kick-off Keynote speaker at #BioPort2018. Dr. Lathan's human-technology innovations have been featured in Forbes and Time magazine. Learn more here: https://t.co/d7kh7YjSVA @clathan @AnthroTronix https://t.co/MOdQY6NfKF BioNovaNS photo
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 4:38pm
Health technology entrepreneur Dr. Corinna Lathan Keynotes #BioPort2018 She's developed robots for kids with disabilities, virtual reality tech for the space station & wearable sensors for training surgeons & soldiers https://t.co/p8DKG5e40g Learn more here @clathan @AnthroTronix https://t.co/jEb3SDPyBa BioNovaNS photo
Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 at 10:30am
Applications are now closed for #BIC2018 and we're thrilled to see so many amazing Health & Life Science innovations. We'll be announcing the semi-finalists in the coming weeks. Stay tuned! https://t.co/7fwQkyZHRN BioNovaNS photo
Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 at 10:21am
We're thrilled to see so many opportunities to support new business. Check out the latest pitch comp hosted by @voltaeffect and powered by @CoxandPalmer https://t.co/uK7sbmXNt9
Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 6:30pm
AGADA is hiring a a Research Associate that has the ability to adapt to the fast-changing biotech industry. Learn more here: https://t.co/YR7Vd2JO5a #HfxJobs #NSJobs https://t.co/EBy0UCDKBn BioNovaNS photo
Friday, August 10th, 2018 at 8:30pm
AGADA is looking for proactive, highly organized candidates to fill their Administrative Assistant position. Learn more here: https://t.co/aVd5fazpgH #HfxJobs #NSJobs https://t.co/GYyKH0E3BU BioNovaNS photo
  • Pharmaceuticals & Vaccines

    Innovative drugs and therapies for the treatment or prevention of disease.

  • Medical Technologies

    Used in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions and include medical devices, diagnostic imaging, invitro diagnostics, therapeutic and assistive devices.

  • Digital Health

    The intersection of healthcare and technology resulting in technologies to support mobile health, wearables and implantables, remote patient monitoring, big data analytics to support self-directed healthcare and personalized medicine.

  • Natural Health Products

    Used to restore or maintain good health and are sourced from naturally occurring biological resources such as omega-3 fatty acids.

  • BioProducts

    High value products derived from biologically sourced materials (bioresources) such as biofuels, biomaterials, biochemicals, bioplastics and bioenergy that serve many commercial markets.

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.