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

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Latest News

NEWS RELEASE – BioNova Announces Swiftsure Innovations as the Winner of the Tenth Annual BioInnovation Challenge (BIC) at BioPort 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2020 BioNova Announces Swiftsure Innovations as the Winner of the Tenth Annual BioInnovation Challenge (BIC) at BioPort ...
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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...

3D BioFibR Raises $550K Round

Read Orginal Here The company aims to produce commercial quantities of nature’s “strongest, lightest and toughest” materials. 3D BioFibrR CEO Kevin Sullivan Halifax-based 3D BioFibR Inc., only formed in July, has closed a $550,000 funding round that will launch its...

Lunenburg Company Wins Blueberry Innovation Prize

Read Orginal Article Here The Wild Blueberry Solutions Challenge is a competition among Nova Scotia companies to develop innovative value-added products and packaging solutions and this year’s winner is Clever Fruit Products in Lunenburg. They specialize in boosting...


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Congrats to members @bline_analytics on the launch of their new #contacttracing & facilities mgmt platform to simplify COVID response and make work places safer. https://t.co/2WVdCleXh1

📢Big announcement for our members @Appili on getting cleared by Health Canada for their New Phase 3 Clinical Trial to evaluate Avigan Tablets in the prevention of Covid-19.

➡️Read the article to learn more https://t.co/or3w834cYR


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.