Our Growth Sectors

Whether you’re looking to invest, relocate or expand in Nova Scotia, take a look at the key opportunities across our industry sectors that will give you the best return on your investment.

Agrifood Infographic_ThumbAgriculture and Agri-Food
Something's always in season in Nova Scotia. Check out the cornucopia of opportunities in both export development and investment.




Clean Technology
Nova Scotia has legislated targets for 25% renewable electricity by 2015 and a goal for 40% renewable electricity by 2020. 



DSA_headerDefence, Security & Aerospace
Enjoy the right conditions for success in Nova Scotia's defence, security & aerospace sector.


Gaming_headerDigital Media
You'll find expertise in core, mobile and serious gaming in Nova Scotia - and a young & creative workforce! Visit YourStudioHere.com to learn more.


FinancialServices_headerFinancial Services
Take notice of the financial services industry in Nova Scotia - a strategic nearshore location for middle & back office operations.



BigData_header_thumbInformation Communications Technology
Experience a strong, diversified and growing ICT sector in Nova Scotia.


LifeSciences_headerLife Sciences
With a solid research foundation, skilled workers & early-stage financing, Nova Scotia is a great choice for your life sciences company.      


You'll find Nova Scotia's competitive labour & energy costs paired with solid transportation infrastructure create an ideal location for many manufacturing applications.


OceanTech_headerOcean Technology
With R&D opportunities to explore, a robust supply chain and highly skilled people, Nova Scotia is the right choice for your ocean technology company.