The National Research Council Canada (NRC) works with clients and partners to develop and deploy solutions to meet Canada’s current and future industrial and societal needs. In Nova Scotia, NRC provides technical services, technology development support, strategic R&D collaborations, licensing opportunities, credible scientific advice and access to specialized facilities. Areas of specialty include analytical chemistry, applied genomics, mass spectrometry, microscopy and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) services. NRC also provides innovation and funding services through its Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) as well as certified reference materials for marine biotoxins. Additionally, NRC operates a marine research station on the Atlantic coast in Ketch Harbour for research, development and demonstration activities involving marine algae.

NRC’s partners include organizations and individuals from industry, academia, and domestic and foreign government agencies. Together with its partners, NRC helps strengthen Canada’s innovations and grows global market share for Canadian industry.

Contact Information

Denise LeBlanc

General Manager
Aquatic and Crop Resource Development
National Research Council Canada
1411 Oxford Street | Halifax, NS | B3H 3Z1
Telephone: 902-426-2496 | Fax: 902-426-8514