Leading Health and Life Sciences in Nova Scotia

BioFuture 2030

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An Economic Growth Plan for Nova Scotia’s Health and Life Sciences Sector

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Latest News

Sona Nanotech Closes Unbrokered Private Placement Financing for $2.26m in Gross Proceeds

Read Orginal Article Here December 16, 2020 – Halifax, Canada – Sona Nanotech Inc. (CSE: SONA), (OTCQB: SNANF) (the “Company”, “Sona”) ...
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Motryx announces partnership with Aerocom

Read Original Article  Simple and reliable validation of Pneumatic Tube Systems for blood sample integrity monitoring Halifax, Canada, December 2020 – Motryx, provider of blood transport validation and verification services, today announced a partnership with Aerocom,...

DeCell Technologies Obtain First Ever in the World Patent Protection

DeCell Technologies has now obtained patents for its novel and innovative prECM™ decellularization technology in the U.S., Canada, and five countries in the E.U. (UK, France, Spain, Germany and Italy). These patents include process protection and for the first time...

Start-Ups Selected for Innovacorp’s Fall 2020 Sprint Program

Read Orginal Article Here Innovacorp received 60 submissions for its latest round of Sprint and, after many hours of reviewing and deliberating, selected nine companies to participate in the program. Congratulations to the start-ups chosen for Innovacorp’s 2020 Sprint...


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Congrats to members #DeNova on receiving a $250K loan from @ACOACanada (& $900K in 2020) to help develop its technology that converts greenhouse gases into a protein that can be used as feed in farms & aquaculture.

The funds will go towards new equipment & new staff. https://t.co/HvJ6cla9iP
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Entrevestor @entrevestor
ICYMI: @ACOACanada has lent Halifax-based DeNova $250,000 to help develop its technology, which converts greenhouse gases into a protein that can be used as feed in farms and aquaculture. https://t.co/CCeJe8anap #carbonremoval #oceantech https://t.co/U6w2z7QERe

Congrats to @dalideahub which help students drive their start-ups and become full-fledged companies that are growing our innovation ecosystem in Atlantic Canada. https://t.co/hazsH2NHdZ
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Deep Saini @DalPres
Enjoyed visiting the @dalideahub with @dalengineering Dean Newhook and Emera Executive team Scott Balfour and Rick Janega. With gratitude to Emera and many other donors for their investment in the innovation ecosystem in Atlantic Canada – 49 start ups supported in just two years! https://t.co/6MwEFi5lRx


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.