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

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NEWS RELEASE: BioNova Announces MycoFutures North Atlantic as the Winner of the Eleventh Annual BioInnovation Challenge (BIC) at BioPort 2021

November 8, 2021 -- [HALIFAX]--MycoFutures North Atlantic from Newfoundland was named the winner of BioNova’s Eleventh annual BioInnovation Challenge (BIC) business pitch ...
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We're thrilled to announce Sean Awalt as our new CEO!

"I am honoured to have the opportunity to grow BioNova’s ecosystem, where together we will enable life-changing innovations to reach markets faster for stronger economic growth and social impact.”

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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.