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More Innovation-Driven Companies Moving to Halifax

Innovation-driven companies are moving to Halifax from all over the world to enjoy the quality of life and affordability Halifax has to offer compared to other global startup hubs.

Halifax Competes in Canada's Venture Capitals

Halifax is becoming competitive with Canada's top innovation ecosystems for venture capital activity.

New Mural in Downtown Halifax Celebrates Entrepreneurship and Innovation

A new mural celebrating Nova Scotia’s spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship has been completed this week by Halifax based artist John McPartland, known as ABSEN.

Local Organizations Develop Food Security Solutions

Halifax Innovation District and Davis Pier launched the Food Security Innovation Initiative with the Halifax Regional Municipality to help individuals and community organizations prototype, test, and…

Halifax startups find funding success by going public

After distinguishing itself as a rare bright spot amidst the economic upheaval of the past year, Halifax’s innovation community is displaying one of the hallmarks of a mature ecosystem: publicly…

Oceans Ecosystem Forges Global Links

Halifax offers a unique and collaborative ecosystem of companies, research institutes in the ocean sector. Read why Halifax's Innovation District is home to dozens of budding oceantech startups and…

Halifax Cleantech Company CarbonCure can now say it Occupies the Same Rarefied Air as Aviation Pioneer Charles Lindbergh

Dartmouth company, CarbonCure wins US$8M for Carbon XPRIZE, a descendant of the inaugural Orteig Prize. CarbonCure is at the forefront of the carbon-utilization focusing on cleantech solutions for…

Halifax-based Startups Piloting New Technologies with Local Partners

On the heels of successful pilots with Rimot, Haligone, Kangaroo and AllEV, the Halifax Innovation Outpost is launching two new pilot projects with Halifax-based startups Harbr and Tranquility.

A Wave of Growth Lifts the Oceans Sector as Computer Training and the Commercialization of Research Gain Attention

March saw developments in the nascent oceans sector, alongside a fresh focus on addressing the shortfall in trained IT talent and boosting research with commercial potential. Diverse companies dug…

Funding Options Increase and Diverse Startups Thrive

February developments in the Innovation District saw a boost to funding options for entrepreneurs and developments in the oceans, health, and environmental sectors.

Halifax Sees Growth in Startups and Increased Focus on Diversity

Last month, startups in the Halifax Innovation District saw growth - with acquisitions, renewed partnerships, and market expansions. Additionally, many of the support organizations in Halifax are…

Halifax Innovation Sector Ends Year Intact

It’s too early to assess the impact of COVID-19 on Halifax's Innovation District. However, indicators are showing local startups and companies found ways to navigate the pandemic, with pivots,…