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Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency helps grow Atlantic Canada by giving businesses tools to be more competitive, innovative, and productive.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation, Mentorship, Non-repayable Funding, Repayable Funding

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BioNova

Representing Nova Scotia's health and life sciences sector, BioNova helps companies succeed through events, connections and business resources.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation, Export, Non-repayable Funding, Research and Development, Talent

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Black Business Initiative (BBI)

The BBI is committed to growing a stronger Black presence in Nova Scotia’s business community.

Categories: Mentorship, Repayable Funding, Talent

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Build Ventures

Build Ventures is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia and is focused on early stage technology companies across the Atlantic region.

Categories: Repayable Funding

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Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

BDC supports small and medium-sized businesses in all industries and at every stage of growth with money and advice.

Categories: Export, Mentorship, Repayable Funding

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Canada Business Network

Canada Business Network provides business with resources, including a wide range of information on government services, programs and regulations.

Categories: Non-repayable Funding, Repayable Funding

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Canada's Ocean Supercluster

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster is an industry-led transformative cluster model that offers a number of programs for the Innovation Ecosystem. Including the recent Ocean Startup Project which aims at doubling the number of high-quality, ocean technology startups thriving in Atlantic Canada.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation, Mentorship, Non-repayable Funding, Research and Development, Talent

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Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and Development (CEED)

CEED works to increase the number of entrepreneurs operating in Nova Scotia through training, financing and networking opportunities.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation, Mentorship, Repayable Funding

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Centre for Women in Business

The Centre for Women in Business is the only university business resource centre in Canada dedicated to helping women knock down barriers and succeed as entrepreneurs.

Categories: Mentorship

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Common Good Solutions

Part consultancy, part educator, part social impact incubator, offering a full range of social enterprise consulting, training and coaching services.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation, Mentorship

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COVE

The Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE) is a collaborative facility for applied innovation in the ocean sector.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation, Export, Mentorship, Research and Development, Talent

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Creative Destruction Lab - Atlantic (CDL Atlantic)

CDL-Atlantic fosters the creation of powerful “blue-green” technology ventures through strategic alignment with Dalhousie’s world-class research expertise.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation, Mentorship

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Dalhousie University

As Atlantic Canada’s leading research university, we excel in collaboration with industry and opportunity for discovery.

Categories: Mentorship, Research and Development

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Davis Pier

Davis Pier Consulting supports organizations chart a clear path to success through organizational improvement, social innovation, and design.

Categories: Mentorship, Repayable Funding, Research and Development

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DeepSense

With expertise in data and oceans, DeepSense works with leaders in artificial intelligence, machine learning and applied ocean research to develop commercially useful applications.

Categories: Research and Development

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Digital Nova Scotia

Digital Nova Scotia (DNS) is the industry association for Nova Scotia’s $2.5 billion ICT and digital technologies sector.

Categories: Mentorship

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Divert NS

Divert NS is a not-for-profit championing recycling and offering education and awareness programs, stewardship agreements, R&D, and the development of value-added manufacturing.

Categories: Non-repayable Funding, Repayable Funding

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East Valley Ventures

East Valley Ventures aims to grow the economy of Atlantic Canada by helping founders turn ideas into companies.

Categories: Mentorship, Repayable Funding

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ESL Technology Inc.

ESL Technology Inc. provides environmental testing services for your company to meet stringent product qualification, certification, validation and regulatory requirements.

Categories: Research and Development

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Government of Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is creating one of the most competitive and business-friendly environments in Canada.

Categories: Export, Non-repayable Funding, Research and Development, Talent

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Halifax Partnership

The Halifax Partnership is Halifax's economic development organization and helps businesses access talent, new markets and commercialization opportunities.

Categories: Export, Talent

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Halifax Public Libraries

Halifax Public Libraries provide services, resources, and experiences for everyone. They offer free support for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Categories: Research and Development

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ideaHUB

The IdeaHUB helps students and faculty develop entrepreneurial and innovation capacity, design and build prototypes, and launch startups with a focus on “tough tech”.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation, Research and Development, Sandbox, Talent

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Innovacorp

Innovacorp is Nova Scotia's early stage venture capital organization. It finds, funds and fosters innovative Nova Scotia start-ups that strive to change the world.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation, Non-repayable Funding, Repayable Funding, Research and Development

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LearnSphere

LearnSphere provides practical, affordable, and accessible learning and development solutions that help businesses and organizations prosper.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation, Export, Mentorship, Non-repayable Funding

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Mitacs

Mitacs is a national not-for-profit that facilitates multi-disciplinary research collaborations between partner organizations and academia.

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Mount Saint Vincent University

Mount Saint Vincent University (the Mount)’s mission is to be a model of creative teaching and research that nurtures socially responsible global citizens.

Categories: Research and Development, Talent

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National Research Council (NRC)

Working with clients and partners, the NRC provides innovation support, strategic research, scientific and technical services.

Categories: Mentorship, Non-repayable Funding, Research and Development

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Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada provides research grants in natural sciences and in engineering.

Categories: Non-repayable Funding

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Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI)

NSBI works towards a strong, thriving and globally competitive Nova Scotia through attracting global investment and working with companies to be more successful exporters.

Categories: Export, Mentorship, Non-repayable Funding, Repayable Funding, Research and Development, Talent

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Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) excels at working with industry to improve products, enhance processes, develop new technologies, and grow their business.

Categories: Research and Development, Sandbox, Talent

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Nova Scotia Health Authority

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) provides opportunities for research and development in the health sector. They operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province.

Categories: Research and Development

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Nova Scotia Product Design and Development Centre

The NSPDDC is a design engineering lab at Dalhousie University that consults and develops products and processes for companies to solve real, industrial problems.

Categories: Research and Development

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NSCAD University

NSCAD offers an interdisciplinary university experience unlike any other art school in the country.

Categories: Mentorship, Research and Development, Talent

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Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, Public Services and Procurement Canada

The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises helps enterprises participate in the federal government procurement process through to information and training services.

Categories: Repayable Funding, Research and Development

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Propel ICT

Propel ICT helps entrepreneurs build high-value tech companies through our redesigned virtual accelerator Incite.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation

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Saint Mary's University

Saint Mary’s University is Nova Scotia’s second largest university and a Canadian leader in international education and partnerships.

Categories: Non-repayable Funding, Research and Development, Sandbox

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Science Atlantic

Science Atlantic is a federally incorporated and registered charitable association for scientists, faculty, and students in Atlantic Canada.

Categories: Research and Development

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ShiftKey Labs

ShiftKey Labs coordinates a diverse program of sessions and initiatives to encourage, develop and promote the entrepreneurial and innovative talents and ambitions of students.

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Springboard Atlantic

Springboard Atlantic bridges academia and business and brings world class ideas to the marketplace while solving some of the most significant challenges facing industry.

Categories: Export, Non-repayable Funding, Research and Development

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SURGE Innovation

SURGE is an innovation sandbox and collection of programs aimed at delivering innovation and entrepreneurship training to science trainees across all levels.

Categories: Mentorship, Sandbox, Talent

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Sustainable Development Technology Canada

Sustainable Development Technology Canada is an arm's-length foundation created by the Government of Canada to fund new clean technologies.

Categories: Export, Non-repayable Funding

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The Bays at Innovacorp

The Bays at Innovacorp in Dartmouth targets companies in clean technology and a variety of other knowledge-based sectors.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation

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The Labs at Innovacorp

The Labs at Innovacorp in Halifax offers specialized scientific infrastructure to early stage life sciences companies.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation

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The PIER

Located in Halifax, Canada, The Pier is a global centre of excellence for research and collaboration in port logistics, management, development, and planning.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation, Export, Research and Development

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The Spark Zone

The Spark Zone brings together students and community members to create, develop and ultimately launch business ideas and social innovations.

Categories: Sandbox

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Trade Commissioner Service

Part of Global Affairs Canada, the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) helps Canadian businesses sell their products and services abroad by connecting them to funding and support programs, international opportunities, and our network of trade commissioners in more than 160 cities worldwide.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation, Export, Non-repayable Funding

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Volta

Volta provides world class mentorship and support to new and growing startups and is a place where they can learn from each other, grow and expand to global markets.

Categories: Acceleration & Incubation, Mentorship, Non-repayable Funding, Research and Development, Sandbox, Talent