Connect. Collide. Collaborate.

Halifax's Innovation District is a technology and research-dense area where people, firms and organizations are collaborating to generate and accelerate ideas.

What's Open in the District?

Looking to find which restaurants, cafes, bars, and food shops are open? Our simple and easy-to-use map shows what's open for take-out and delivery and who's offering gift cards so you can continue to shop local and support businesses in our Halifax Innovation District.

It’s happening in Halifax.

New ideas don’t happen in a bubble. It takes a special place – where business, people and infrastructure combine – to build a perfect ecosystem for innovation.

Halifax’s Innovation District

The heart of Halifax is home to our innovation district – it’s a striking combination of drive and discovery, technology and talent, curiosity and culture – working together to drive growth.

Discover Halifax’s Innovation District

2,000+ Companies large and small

Over 80 software development and IT services firms

Defining A District

Innovation districts are emerging and transforming cities all around the world. Halifax has the right mix of companies, start-ups, incubators, accelerators, and more all working together in our district.

What Makes an Innovation District

Ample green spaces and an impressive, open waterfront

200+ restaurants, bars, and coffee shops


Our District is actively creating and nurturing conditions for innovation. It means more opportunities and more ideas that make our city a great place to live and work.

Learn About the Innovation Outpost

22,000 in-district residents

40% are between the ages of 20 and 40


Our District is a living and breathing part of our city. Made up of people and organizations who are creating a culture based in ideas and innovation. Hear their voices and see what they’re doing.

What's Happening in the District

More than 70 languages spoken

Over half of the population walks or bikes to work


Looking for the right connections to make your big ideas a reality? You’ve come to the right place. We can help you find the support you need in Halifax.

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