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Sciences Community

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Driving Our
Bio-Economy Forward


BioVectra Inc. is Hiring for Various Positions

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Chronicle Herald: Nothing matters more than a safe return home

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Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at 1:08pm
Great to hear of all of the success happening in the Health and Life Sciences space coming out at #BIOCON18 https://t.co/jgGNjcqVUp
Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at 9:57am
Leading bio-science business @BioVectra is hiring for various positions https://t.co/QMdVV6338R Apply today! https://t.co/zcHMo8zoNk BioNovaNS photo
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 5:00pm
Fantastic opportunity at drug development company AGADA BioSciences, who are looking for a Research Associate https://t.co/0CpQ8UPDKb Apply today! #HfxJobs #NSJobs https://t.co/DETBPIGcff BioNovaNS photo
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 2:47pm
Great seeing our Life Sciences companies on this list. Congrats on being selected to present at #AVF2018 https://t.co/4Tx2n2HFxb
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 11:34am
Congrats @SONANanotech on getting the opportunity to pitch your unique gold nanorod technology at #AVF2018 https://t.co/geQZ3FwICX
Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 3:10pm
Safety leadership requires taking responsibility for fostering a strong safety culture – CEO Acadian Seaplants speaks on workplace safety https://t.co/2kf9pGYfcL read more here #LifeScience #NovaScotia
  • 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.