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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 Dartmouth-based @DispensionInc who manufactured five opioid dispensers that are now being rolled out across Canada by the MySafe Society with the help of a $3.49 million grant from Health Canada

They're also attending the Telus L-Spark Medtech Accelerator in Ottawa https://t.co/gCQnHRnpz1
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Health Canada has awarded a $3.49 million grant to the MySafe Society to help fund the roll-out of five opioid dispensers manufactured by Dartmouth-based @DispensionInc . https://t.co/PYKXDVohNS #opioidcrisis https://t.co/cfXl2PArtA

Congrats to @goodleaffarms on receiving a $30M investment from @mccainfoods ($65 million total)

They're a subsidiary of @TruLeafAgri and give Canadians access to top quality, nutrient-dense, sustainably grown and pesticide-free leafy greens 365 days a year. https://t.co/yiQgi9eSJw
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Vertical farm operator @goodleaffarms has received a $30M investment from @mccainfoods , which will allow it to build two more Canadian farms this year. https://t.co/epsMGHpUHM #verticalfarm https://t.co/0U6a4kOuux


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.