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

CBC: How virtual reality may dramatically change eye tests, research

See original article posted on CBC here Eye clinics have depended on the same testing techniques for 6 decades, says ...
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ENTREVESTOR: PhotoDynamic Closes $2.3M Round

Read the full article here at Entrevestors website Halifax-based PhotoDynamic, Inc. has closed a $2.3 million round of financing, which will help to finance the launch of its teeth-cleaning product in the autumn of this year. The company’s CEO Martin Greenwood told...


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Great to once again see representation from the health and life sciences sector from the winners. Congrats to all including SeaChange Biochemistry who participated in #BIC2019 https://t.co/XjOPNtVsvL
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Congratulations to the start-ups selected to participate in the winter round of Sprint. Forty-one applications from across Nova Scotia. Ten pitches from shortlisted start-ups. Five winners. Here they are: https://t.co/AzHaxU7a0O | #startupeast #wegetinvested #SprintNS🏃‍♀️ https://t.co/EebvW1irLS

New-age tech meets health innovation. Check out the @CBCNS coverage of our member company @ElectricPuppets on the development of their virtual reality programming to improve eye testing for clinics. https://t.co/saoliAzBzF


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.