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Halifax is home to one of North America’s most vibrant innovation districts and communities of startups and scaleups, established companies, and post-secondary institutions driving R&D and the commercialization of new technology, products, and services.

Explore Halifax’s Innovation District

Located in the heart of Halifax, the innovation district is home to private, public, and post-secondary organizations driving R&D and commercialization in Halifax’s key industries.

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2,100+

companies

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15+ start-up

incubators, innovation hubs, and R&D facilities

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Six

post-secondary institutions

District Resource Hub

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

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Halifax Innovation Outpost

The Halifax Innovation Outpost works with startups, scaleups, community organizations, and established companies to address social, environmental, and civic challenges. 

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Corporate Innovation

Fostering out-of-the-box thinking and collaborations.

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Food Action

Creating solutions for a healthy, just and sustainable food system

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Climate Action

Tackling climate change through green tech, building and jobs.

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    We fast-tracked RimotHealth to provide contactless screening along with the real-time data and analytics for these business and government organizations to safely and cost-effectively manage in the new normal. These deployments with Halifax Partnership and Volta are another example of how we have benefited from being part of the Innovation District ecosystem.

    Andrew Boswell
    CEO, Rimot