Partnering to Help Businesses
Over the past year we partnered with Mitacs and worked with several companies on a variety of projects. These are some of their stories.
Here We Code, Nova Scotia: Celebrating our tech boom moment
What began as recognizing the need for more tech talent in Nova Scotia has blossomed into a digital movement.
Introducing Nova Scotia’s New Export Brand for Food and Beverage
The new brand is unique to Nova Scotia and celebrates our most distinctive attributes as a place and as a people.
Global industry observations - catching up with our Investment Attraction team
Bringing Nova Scotia to the world. A look into Invest Nova Scotia's Investment Attraction team and industry trends.
The Chemicals Between Us: A Chat with Nivatha Balendra of Dispersa
Dispersa have created biosurfactants derived from food waste (surfactants are the active compounds in many everyday products like detergents, creams and hand soaps).
GIT Raises $10 Million Series A to Decarbonize Global Marine Shipping Industry
Graphite Innovation & Technologies (GIT) uses graphene coatings to reduce corrosion and biofouling in water.
5 Takeaways from the 2023 NEXT Business Growth Summit
If you missed our NEXT workshops, you're in luck! Here are some key takeaways from the annual event.
Start-Ups Selected for Winter 2023 GreenShoots Program
Join us in congratulating the start-ups selected to participate in the latest cohort of GreenShoots.
Eleven Start-Ups Selected for First Cohort of 2023-2024 Accelerate
Join us in congratulating the start-ups selected to participate in the first cohort of Accelerate 2023-2024.
Program Spotlight: The agri-food industry uses video to tell the whole story
In response to COVID-19, NSBI introduced the Digital Marketing Asset Development Program, which helps Nova Scotia companies create high-quality marketing videos.
Admiral Canada’s successful remote work expansion into Cape Breton
Admiral Canada has been prioritizing work-life balance for years, and its expansion into Nova Scotia has been a resounding success.
Parlee Manufacturing: How a Liverpool company entered the business of life-saving
Glenn Parlee, owner of Parlee Manufacturing, wanted to create quality, Canadian-made products suited to Atlantic Canada's environment. Now he's established his company as a preferred supplier of medical equipment packs and bags for several organizations across the country.
Virtual Nova Scotia
Our skilled labour force balances work life with an easy outdoor lifestyle; people love living here. Find out how setting up in Nova Scotia can benefit your business.
REDspace in Nova Scotia: Looking back on two decades of business
Looking back on two decades of business. 20 years later, REDspace is a company of 200+ people and is trusted by some of the biggest brands in the world.
Hope Blooms: Planting a seed, harvesting a dream
The Hope Blooms journey has gone from a small plot of land to the Dragon’s Den television show to one of the largest grocery retailers in Canada.
Scotians Global Advisors Program
Scotians is a global network of individuals passionate about Nova Scotia. Passionate about our economic success and the entrepreneurs that drive it.
What’s Happening in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Industry Sectors
Businesses of Diversity
Nova Scotia Businesses of Diversity are growing their revenues and forging new partnerships through participation in Supplier Diversity procurement programs.
Nova Scotia’s oceans industries are diverse and produce innovative products and services in Marine Defence & Security, Marine Transportation, Fisheries & Aquaculture, Energy, and Ocean Science.
Nova Scotia’s thriving seafood companies, fish harvesters and processors export the highest quality fish and shellfish from the North Atlantic worldwide.
Information Communications Technology
Nova Scotia is a leading data analytics hub in Canada, supported by globally competitive companies and world-renowned academic institutions.
Nova Scotia has everything you need to produce a wide range of crops, including forages, fruits, vegetables, and grains.
Nova Scotia benefits from the largest tides in the world, a wealth of minerals and resources, and researchers that are attracting global attention.
Nova Scotia attracts globally recognized companies working in naval defence, aerospace, shipbuilding, sonar and sensing, cyber security, and training and simulation.
Take notice of the financial services industry in Nova Scotia - a strategic nearshore location for middle & back office operations.
Nova Scotia boasts one of the most cost-competitive jurisdictions for video game development in North America and Europe.
Nova Scotia's clean technology industry attracts considerable international attention, with its expertise in energy monitoring related technologies and access to natural resources.