DNA Barcoding Applications In Biodiversity Research @ Huntsman Marine Science Centre
Oct 17 – Oct 19 all-day

DNA barcoding is a common approach towards identifying organisms and assessing biological diversity using short,     standardized gene fragments. This three day workshop will provide a practical overview of the conceptual and logistical aspects of standard operations of the DNA barcoding analytical pipeline. The course is geared towards researchers and practitioners with interest in biodiversity, ecology, biosurveillance, phylogeography, biomonitoring, conservation,  fisheries, biological invasions and adjacent areas of enquiry or application.

AGRI-INNOVATION Forum @ Four Points par Sheraton Moncton
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
AGRI-INNOVATION Forum @ Four Points par Sheraton Moncton | Moncton | New Brunswick | Canada

The Université de Moncton is proud to present the AGRI-INNOVATION forum, which will showcase the R&D expertise found in our region that can help support and grow the province’s agriculture and aquaculture sectors. Business people from these industries, researchers, economic development agents and many more stakeholders will gather to discuss:

  • how to increase yields and ensure crop health;
  • how artificial intelligence and other high-tech solutions can be a game changer;
  • how various programs can help bring an idea to fruition.

Register here.

Scaling Up 2018 @ Fairmont Château Laurier
Nov 5 – Nov 7 all-day
Scaling Up 2018 @ Fairmont Château Laurier

Scaling Up 2018: Competing in the Global Bioeconomy Market

Scaling Up is Canada’s signature bioeconomy conference, bringing public and private stakeholders together to discuss solutions to accelerate the worldwide bioeconomy.


BioPort 2018 @ Halifax Convention Centre
Nov 7 – Nov 8 all-day
BioPort 2018 @ Halifax Convention Centre | Halifax | Nova Scotia | Canada

Since 2002, BioPort has provided a forum to inform and inspire the life sciences community to develop their ideas, commercialize their technologies and build links within the region and with guests brought in from the US and from around the world.

BioPort Atlantic attracts attendees representing health & life sciences companies, investors, universities, government, and industry supporters. With a goal of furthering the region’s bio-economy, the conference addresses best practices for early stage companies to raise capital, attract talent to the bio-economy, and to align resources to take advantage of the region’s life sciences capacity.

NBHRF Conference @ Delta Fredericton
Nov 7 – Nov 8 all-day
Canadian Science Policy Conference @ Delta Hotel
Nov 7 – Nov 9 all-day
Canadian Science Policy Conference @ Delta Hotel | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada

Established in 2009, the Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) meets an important need for a non-partisan, inclusive, national dialogue on science, technology and innovation policy. Our vision is to ensure systematic connections between Canada’s diverse scientific enterprises and policymakers in scientific enterprises and policymakers in political spheres, both federally and provincially.

The CSPC has become Canada’s most comprehensive, multi-sectorial and multi-disciplinary annual science policy forum and attracted numerous politicians and hundreds of professionals from industry, academia, the non-profit sector, federal and provincial governments every year. The conference has traveled across Canada: Toronto (2009), Montreal (2010), Ottawa (2011), Calgary (2012), Toronto (2013), Halifax (2014), Ottawa (2015, 2016, 2017) and returns once again to Ottawa in 2018.

New England Venture Summit @ Lombardo's Conference Center, Boston Randolph, MA
Dec 12 all-day
New England Venture Summit @ Lombardo's Conference Center, Boston Randolph, MA

Where Innovation Meets Capital

December 12th 2018 | Lombardo’s | Boston, MA

Come meet, interact and network with more than 600 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers and CEOs of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies at the prestigious New England Venture Summit being held on December 12th 2018 at Lombardo’s in Boston, Randolph MA.

Whether you’re a startup seeking capital and exposure, or an investor seeking new deals, The New England Venture Summit presented by youngStartup Ventures – is the event of the year you won’t want to miss.

A highly productive venture conference, The New England Venture Summit is dedicated to showcasing VCs, Corporate VCs and angel investors committed to funding early stage and emerging companies. This year’s event will again feature a dedicated Lifesciences/Healthcare track.

BioNB has made special arrangement for our network to receive a deeper discount of 10% off the existing “early bird” rates.

To Register now and receive the special discount as well as take advantage of the “Early bird” discount rate, use the link below and enter discount code “BIONBVIP” click here.

In addition to providing access to leading Investors, the conference will feature more than 50 pre-screened early stage companies seeking capital, and hardcore networking.

This conference will be attended by the best people in the industry. Please register early to avoid disappointment.


Get Noticed > Get Funded > Grow Faster

A select group of more than 50 Top Innovators from the Technology, Life Sciences/Healthcare, CleanTech and Edtech sectors will be chosen to present their breakthrough investment opportunities to an exclusive audience of Venture Capitalists, Corporate Investors, Private Investors, Investment Bankers, and Strategic Partners.

Apply to Present / Nominate a company:

For more information or to be considered for one of the Top Innovator slots click here.

Seed Pitchfest:

If you are a seed stage company seeking angel funding of less than $1M (and have raised less than $300,000) click here to apply for our Seed stage track.


FEES: “Early bird” registration Savings Available for a limited time!  Use Promotional code “BIONBVIP” and receive an extra 10% off.


H2O Home to Overseas Conference and Exhibition @ Halifax Convention Centre
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day
H2O Home to Overseas Conference and Exhibition @ Halifax Convention Centre

SAVE THE DATE – June 6 to 7, 2019

Conference highlights include: oceans industry showcase; international delegations; conference and workshop programme; networking opportunities; on site B2B meetings; and the annual Oceans Gala Dinner all under one roof at the Halifax Convention Centre.

More details to come. Visit the 2018 conference website here.