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Citadel High student creates cancer detection software

See original story here It would not be surprising to hear about someone who has made a significant impact in ...
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Business Wire: Appili Therapeutics to Present at 2018 Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference

See original story here Appili Therapeutics Inc. (the “Company” or “Appili”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on anti-infective drug development, announced ...
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Thursday, April 26th, 2018 at 3:43pm
Happy World IP Day! Want to learn more about #intellectualproperty for your #LifeScience startup? Register for #BioNovaBoost IP strategy talk for life science startups https://t.co/VyXwaHRE98 Happening May 8th #WorldIPDay @EmerGenceBio @bereskinparr https://t.co/vwk5r3DMou BioNovaNS photo
Thursday, April 26th, 2018 at 8:00am
Celebrate World Intellectual Property Day #WorldIPDay and register for #BioNovaBoost IP strategy talk for life science startups https://t.co/VyXwaHRE98 Happening May 8th @EmerGenceBio @bereskinparr https://t.co/0fdnCAPU26 BioNovaNS photo
Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 2:29pm
Thanks to @RobtCHenderson President of @BioTalentCanada who is at our office this week talking to our members about wage subsidies, national compensation guides and more exciting projects assisting our Health and Life Science sector. https://t.co/0D4tk1DKYI Learn more here.
Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 1:00pm
World Intellectual Property Day is tomorrow celebrate #WorldIPDay and register for #BioNovaBoost IP strategy talk for life science startups May 8th https://t.co/6Dr2j1Y9QM with speakers from @bereskinparr https://t.co/G5h98qg04M BioNovaNS photo
Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 3:42pm
Join the @Immunovaccine team & be on the cutting-edge of science and research https://t.co/wdG005iHhy Process Engineer & Process Development Scientist positions open in Halifax. Apply today! #HFXJobs #NSJobs
Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 9:40am
Congrats on the re-brand it looks fantastic and we're excited to hear about all of the new initiatives that @AdaptiivCo is working on. https://t.co/tMQ9cpRcXb
  • 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.