Leading Our Life
Sciences Community

Boosting Nova Scotia’s
Global Profile

Driving Our
Bio-Economy Forward


ENTREVESTOR: BlueLight inks deal with 3M across North America

See original ENTREVESTOR article here BlueLight Analytics Inc., a Halifax company that helps ensure the proper curing of dental ...
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Densitas’ Machine Learning Software for Breast Health Available On EnvoyAI Platform

See original article here DM-Density personalized breast density reporting software will be offered via vendor neutral artificial intelligence distribution platform ...
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Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at 5:16pm
Looking forward to seeing everyone this evening for our BioBusiness Holiday Reception. Thanks again to our partners @innovacorp @GenomeAtlantic @DalhousieILI & @SBAtlantic
Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at 2:44pm
The countdown is on for our BioBusiness Holiday Reception tonight from 5-7pm https://t.co/NByAw0G4vg In partnership with @innovacorp @GenomeAtlantic @DalhousieILI & @SBAtlantic
Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 at 10:11am
We'll be spreading some holiday cheer at the BioBusiness Holiday Reception tomorrow evening 5-7pm https://t.co/NByAw0G4vg In partnership with @innovacorp @GenomeAtlantic @DalhousieILI & @SBAtlantic
Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at 2:47pm
Our members @innovacorp are seeking a bright, self-motivated and energetic individual for the role of program coordinator https://t.co/DcACMzec0B Apply by Dec 14th #HalifaxJobs #NSJobs
Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 12:01pm
Atlantic Canadian #startups in #LifeSciences among list of companies that raised $73.3 million in 2016 including @TruLeafAgri & @Appili https://t.co/Xd0z1bYlUI article by @entrevestor
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 11:07am
Speakers from our members @Appili & @Densitas will be at #JLABS Halifax https://t.co/CIEUEYONFo Happening Mon, Nov 20th 4:30PM
  • 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.