May 15, 2011

My favourite Nova Scotia business things

Innovation is a key to increasing investment values and Innovation comes when there's R&D and new product development. In these regards Nova Scotia is unique in the world....it facilitates innovation and business success and everyone should know this.

As proof these are a few of my favourite Nova Scotia business things that enable your success:


  1. Atlantic Time Zone - means you can do business with Europe and the West Coast in the same work day


  2. Halifax Stanfield International Airport - the only US customs preclearance in Atlantic Canada. Productive same day trips to NYC and Boston - only 2 hours or less away by plane - http://www.hiaa.ca/


  3. Life Science Research Centre - a new facility - life science and biotech business incubation and R&D all under the same roof - http://fm.dal.ca/lsri/index.php


  4. Halifax Marine Research Centre - launching this month - marine and oceans business incubation and R&D all under the same roof - http://www.dal.ca/event/oceansweek/events/2011/06/02/hmri_public_launch.html


  5. Nova Scotia Agricultural College - a leading agricultural learning and research institute, with agribusiness incubation and R&D under one roof in the Atlantic Centre for Agricultural Innovation and Atlantic Bioventure Institute - http://www.nsac.ca/


  6. Superior work force - 67% of working age popluation has a post secondary degree, dipoloma or certificate - the highest in Canada


  7. 100% broadband access in Nova Scotia - http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/publications/reports/policymonitoring/2010/cmr.htm


  8. Amongst the lowest cost areas to operate a business - http://www.competitivealternatives.com


  9. Nova Scotia Business Inc. - I work for this organization. Sole mission is to expand business activity in Nova Scotia through trade development and investment - we can make a difference for you - http://www.nsbi.ca/


  10. Innovacorp - early stage incubation, mentoring and investment - http://www.innnovacorp.ca/

These are amazing competitive benefits...so what are you waiting for?

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