Creating Job Opportunities for Nova Scotians

Advanced Glazings Ltd., a local innovator in technology designed to bring more daylight into buildings, is expanding operations in Sydney.

The future is getting even brighter for a local innovator, which means more jobs for Nova Scotians.

Cape Breton-based Advanced Glazings Ltd. develops, manufactures and markets leading-edge technologies that bring natural daylight into buildings.

The company announced today, Dec. 15, it is expanding operations in Sydney, and hiring up to 238 employees over the next five years.

New Opportunity for Academic Research Commercialization

University and community college researchers who want to turn their ideas into successful products and services could get a boost from a provincial early stage funding program.

The Early Stage Commercialization Fund will help move the selected projects towards commercialization. Nova Scotia researchers are encouraged to submit project proposals to the Innovacorp-managed program.

Making News with Life Sciences

Innovacorp partners with local life sciences organizations to generate interest in the life sciences industry among journalism and public relations students.

A unique initiative is getting local journalism and public relations students excited about the life sciences industry in Nova Scotia.

Students from the School of Journalism at the University of King’s College and the Bachelor of Public Relations program at Mount Saint Vincent University are taking part in BioNova’s Life Sciences Scrum 2006.

Innovacorp President & CEO Helps Highlight Nova Scotia’s Strengths

Nova Scotia's strengths are highlighted by business and government leaders travelling to Ottawa for meetings and speaking engagements.

North America's closest shipping links to Europe and to rapidly growing parts of Asia. More than 1,400 cutting-edge information and communication technology companies. Four communities on the country's top 10 list for best locations to do business.

Those are just three of the advantages Nova Scotia has in today's global business world, say business and government leaders travelling to Ottawa today, Oct. 16.


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