Halifax, N.S. – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency – June 30, 2016 – The Government of Canada today announced a $250,000 repayable contribution to Health QR through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s Business Development Program (BDP). With this investment, Health QR will further develop its mobile application which allows users to view their prescriptions online, share…

When most of us hear the word ultrasound we imagine a fetus in the womb but physicians in many other fields rely on ultrasound technology to treat their patients. Like any other technology, ultrasound imaging has evolved and has left suppliers in demand of the latest and greatest gadgets to provide the best results for…

Halifax, NS – June 16, 2016 The recent acquisition of Ascenta Health by global natural health leader Nature’s Way and its decision to make Halifax its’ Canadian Headquarters has been chosen as BioNova’s Good News Story of the Year for 2015/16. The announcement was made Thursday evening at a gathering to celebrate the life sciences…

See original post here Osteoporosis and broken bones could soon prove much less of a problem thanks to a breakthrough surgical glue invented by the team behind Covina BioMedical, a Halifax startup currently searching for $2 million in seed capital. The newly incorporated company (formerly known as Biofix) has patented a novel type of glass…

June 13, 2016 Precision BioLogic is pleased to announce the donation of coagulation diagnostic products through the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) Humanitarian Aid Program. This important donation means that Precision BioLogic is the first diagnostics company to commit to supporting the WFH’s efforts to ensure that people with inherited bleeding disorders in the developing…

Atlantic Business Magazine’s Top 50 CEOs for 2016 were announced on May 12 in Moncton, New Brunswick. Among the list of recipients was BioNova member STI Technologies CEO, Tim Gillis. Atlantic Business Magazine’s Top 50 CEO awards recognize corporate leadership excellence. Winners are bold, savvy and entrepreneurial in spirit. They are proud community supporters and…

June 6, 2016– Halifax, NS – Early stage life sciences companies or researchers from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island have a chance to compete for more than $ 50,000 in seed funding and in-kind services through BioNova’s BioInnovation Challenge. The BioInnovation Challenge (BIC) was created by BioNova, Nova Scotia’s life sciences industry…

Monday, June 6, 2016, BioMedica Diagnostics is proud to announce that it will receive a non-repayable financial contribution from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) to support research towards a new approach for monitoring blood clotting profiles. This agreement represents funding of up to $371,787, in addition to technical and…

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