Leading Health and Life Sciences in Nova Scotia

BioFuture 2030

We’ve launched BioFuture 2030
An Economic Growth Plan for Nova Scotia’s Health and Life Sciences Sector

International BioPartnering Program

Learn more about the International BioPartnering Program

Latest News

NEWS RELEASE: Four Health and Life Sciences Companies to Present at the Second Health Challenge Pitch Event on Oct. 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Four Health and Life Sciences Companies to Present at the Second Health Challenge Pitch Event on Oct ...
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Can Plant-Based Really be High-Tech?

Read orginal article here Can Plant-Based Really be High-Tech?   September 14, 2020 by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS and Thais Carter of Cellerant Consulting Group In Combining Botanical Foam with the Latest in LED Innovation, PhotoDynamic is Poised to Revolutionize...


🎉Congrats to @tranquilityapp @RealTimeMedical @DispensionInc @weustheminc on being named the four finalists of the 2nd Health Challenge! Join us Oct. 2 to see them pitch their solutions for mental health & wellness.
👉Read the news release here: https://t.co/VGJiomncEH https://t.co/31u2PjPvHd
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Our members @PhotodynamicInc have been recognized as one of 10 bioeconomy companies putting Canada on the global map for their powerful dental cleaning device that uses natural compounds that's activated by LED light. 👉Read more in @NaturalPro_CA article https://t.co/dA7KYUXUpV


Our mandate is to:

  • LEAD the development of Health and Life Science in Nova Scotia
  • ACCELERATE companies and the business ecosystem
  • ADVOCATE for the sector and growth of Nova Scotia’s BioEconomy


  • Medical Technologies
  • Digital Health
  • Pharmaceuticals & Vaccines
  • Natural Health Products
  • BioProducts

Please visit our Sector Strengths page to learn more.


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.

Funding for Healthcare Students with BioTalent Canada