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Bio-Economy Forward


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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Monday, June 18th, 2018 at 10:49am
Take a virtual tour inside of a human body with @SONANanotech incredible VR experience and be in awe of innovative tools being created to advance healthcare. https://t.co/FaPlzSqzK9
Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 7:00pm
Don’t miss the @AtlanticVF Tech Talk Speaker sessions! We have a special rate for our Members to attend #AVF2018 – Contact us to find out how you can attend and save on your pass! https://t.co/mmBtoWKW3x https://t.co/2IU4OVGrd9 BioNovaNS photo
Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 2:49pm
Congratulations to @NovoNordiskCA on the grand opening of their new office in Mississauga, it looks fantastic! Can't wait to see what's next in #changingdiabetes. Great to see the president of @innovativemeds there to cut the ribbon! https://t.co/GbE6uxkrMl
Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 2:30pm
@AtlanticVF announces expert #industry panelists who will be sitting in on the Meet the Investors Panel Session. Gain relevant insight with this diverse group of bold venture capitalists! BioNova members get a discount for registration, contact us to learn more! https://t.co/buyB8ygroU BioNovaNS photo
Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 10:59am
The Canadian Technology Accelerator program (CTA) can help you explore opportunities in foreign markets. Applications due June 28th (Philly & San Fran) & Feb 2019 (Boston). Learn more here https://t.co/1LWa9I4bSN
Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 7:00pm
More speakers join #AVF2018's June 28th-29th lineup, including investors and VIP industry speakers. BioNova members get a discounted rate on registration. Contact us to learn more!
  • 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.