Innovacorp Acceleration Initiatives

Innovacorp’s Acceleration Initiatives designed to support striving start-ups now active! Learn more about Innovacorp’s dynamic programs here today!



Innovacorp is currently searching for early stage technology companies in Nova Scotia! The goal of Sprint is to find and support high potential, early stage knowledge-based companies, and encourage entrepreneurial activity in the province. Apply today!

Accelerate Program

Innovacorp’s Accelerate Program helps Nova Scotia technology companies get investment ready. If you have a high potential start-up approaching investment readiness, Innovacorp can help. Participants will receive $50,000 in non-dilutive, non-repayable funding per company to address key technical and business milestones. Visit Innovacorp’s website and learn more today!

Start-Up Yard at COVE

The Start-Up Yard at COVE is now open for applications. If you are an early stage ocean technology company looking for the ideal location and resources to accelerate your business growth, visit COVE before September 20th, 2019 and learn more! Cohort participants receive $22,500 in funding and access to mentoring, workspace, workshops and experts!

Blue-Green Challenge

Innovacorp is looking for innovative solutions to problems in the ocean and agricultural sectors. The Blue-Green Challenge builds on the increasing ocean technology and agricultural technology development across our region and to ignite the start-up community in Nova Scotia. Make your submission by October 3, 2019!

Start-Up Visa Program

Innovacorp is proud to be one of the designated Canadian business incubators/accelerators under the federal Start-up Visa Program. The Start-Up Visa Program is intended to attract foreign entrepreneurs who wish to establish new, high-growth businesses in Canada that will support innovation and job creation. Innovacorp can recommend entrepreneurs to receive a start-up visa from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada under the business incubation stream. Learn more about the eligibility guidelines today!

Perks Program

Innovacorp’s Perks Program helps clients access key resources to accelerate their companies. Innovacorp has partnered with organizations to provide Innovacorp clients exclusive access to resources and preferred rates on tools and services. Learn more about the Perks Program partners on the Innovacorp website.

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