Build your tech advantage in
Nova Scotia provides everything your business needs to be globally competitive — a diverse and growing workforce, strategic access to global markets and cost-competitive solutions. The proof is in the numbers and backed by industry publications like FDi Magazine’s spotlight. World-leading companies who locate and expand in Nova Scotia are benefitting from:
- #1 for starting businesses
Canada is the easiest place to start a business in the G20, according to the World Bank.
- #1 for educated workforce
Canada has the most educated talent pool in the OECD.
- #1 for FDI flows
Canada attracted the most FDI flows per capita in the G7 from 2007–2016, as reported by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
- #1 for market access to Europe
With the provisional implementation of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), businesses in Canada now enjoy preferential access to a global market with a combined GDP of US$41.4 trillion.
A strong workforce, superior infrastructure and a vibrant ecosystem connects you to a global cluster in Nova Scotia.
Do business at ease in Nova Scotia thanks to increased bandwidth capacity and security with the Hibernia Atlantic Global Financial Network.
Nova Scotia is surrounded by more than 7,000 kilometres of coastline, our shores are home to marine-related technology businesses, world-renowned experts in research and innovation and Canada’s Ocean Supercluster.
Innovative tech companies are choosing Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Immigration has made it possible for us to bring in talent quickly and efficiently. That’s been a game-changer for us.
From talent and technology, a provincial partnership approach, and competitive business costs, Nova Scotia will be key to our Global Delivery Centre’s long-term success.
For its first Canadian city, the eBay Retail Revival Program selected Halifax — chosen for its great community of small businesses, strong growth opportunities, and the region’s commitment to small business owners.
Analytics & AI in
Looking to grow your analytics or AI business in Canada? With the most tech grads per capita and a history of specialization in Big Data, it is no surprise that Nova Scotia is the Canadian province where you will have the easiest time filling roles that require Machine Learning techniques!
As Canada’s University Capital, our key assets supporting the Analytics and AI community are integrated with our academic eco-system and include:
- Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Machine Learning (Dalhousie University)
- Institute for Big Data Analytics (Dalhousie University)
- Collaboration for Analytics, Research, Education, and Technology (CARET)
- DeepSense (Dalhousie University)
- Acadia Institute for Data Analytics (Acadia University)