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  • MISSION FULL: New Exporter Trade Mission to Boston, MA

MISSION FULL: New Exporter Trade Mission to Boston, MA

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (All day) to Friday, June 23, 2017 (All day)

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We are thinkers and innovators in Nova Scotia and we are looking for six pre-commercial, high innovation new exporters to explore potential opportunities within the Boston eco-system.

Nova Scotia Business Inc., in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, is seeking companies interested in being part of a new exporter Trade Mission to Boston, MA during the week of June 20-23, 2017.

New exporters, with a focus on pre-commercial, innovative products or services in the following industries, are invited to participate in this multi-sector trade mission:

  • ICT
  • Ocean technology
  • Clean technology
  • Specialized food production
  • Life sciences/ medical technology

The companies attending the new exporter education mission will be provided the opportunity to expand their knowledge and business confidence through prearranged sessions and workshops in market.

Why Boston? This region offers:

  • The greater Boston Area has the 12th largest economy in the world ($360 billion)
  • Thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem: strong angel investment groups, a vibrant start-up community
  • Massachusetts boasts 114 universities and colleges including MIT, Harvard, Tufts and research institutions
  • Strong Tech cluster (regional offices of Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Facebook, IBM)
  • Highest concentration of biotechnology companies in the world (600) and over 400 medical device companies
  • Home to 10 of the largest global pharmaceutical companies
  • Massachusetts is a leader in clean energy and Cleantech
  • Top 10 Global ranking for % of young firms (10th), employment growth (9th), profitability growth (3rd)
  • Massachusetts is the #2 venture capital hub in the U.S.


Registration Fee: FREE

Applicants will be pre-screened for eligibility and suitability.

Participants are responsible for covering a portion of the cost of hotels and airfare. Group transportation will be provided for any travel required to and from planned group events.

Registration deadline: May 26, 2017


For additional information or to submit your expression of interest, please contact:

Jessica McCall
Export Development Executive
Nova Scotia Business Inc.
T: 902.424.5448
E: jmccall@nsbi.ca


Lisa Dobson 
Export Development Executive
Nova Scotia Business Inc.
T: 902.424.6039
E: ldobson@nsbi.ca


John McKay
International Business Development Officer
Enterprise Development Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)| Government of Canada
T: 902.426.9556 / TTY: 1.800.565.1228
E: john.mckay2@canada.ca


Jessica McCall


NSBI, Trade Missions

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