Learn about what new technologies are driving the Aerospace & Defence (A&D) sector in Nova Scotia and about Nova Scotia's' advantages and future opportunities. .
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August 2017
Nova Scotia Business Inc. is pleased to share The Insider – our monthly newsletter featuring initiatives, events, missions, resources and stories about doing business in Nova Scotia, and around the globe.

Nova Scotia – On Your Radar
New technologies are driving the Aerospace & Defence (A&D) sector in Nova Scotia. In this issue, we host a Round Table Discussion with A&D leaders and look at Nova Scotia’s specific opportunities and advantages. We also talk to MetOcean Telematics, a company disrupting the possibilities of real-time data, and get advice on selling to the A&D market. 
FEATURE ARTICLE

DEFSEC, the Canadian Defence Security and Aerospace Exhibition Atlantic, is an international networking event for the aerospace, defence and security industries, showcasing Atlantic Canadian opportunities with global reach.

Colin Stephenson, Executive Director of DEFSEC, Rich Billard, CEO of Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association (ACADA), and Harvey Doane, International Business Development Executive, Defence, Security & Aerospace, NSBI, discuss DEFSEC, the growth of the A&D sector in Nova Scotia, and what the future holds. Read more.

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NOVA SCOTIA SPOTLIGHT
MetOcean Telematics – Working Where Cellular Ends
Working from two fairly non-descript buildings in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, a group of 80 people are disrupting the possibilities of real-time data – and they’re doing it from very, very remote places.

Paul Hill, Business Development Manager, Telematics, explains the core of MetOcean Telematics. “We solve problems. We provide lifesaving solutions." Read more.

 
UPCOMING EVENTS
HALIFAX, CANADA
 September 5-7, 2017  

DEFSEC Atlantic 2017
Sector: Aerospace & Defence

HALIFAX, CANADA
 September 12, 2017  

Think Global Session: Doing Business in the United States
Sector: Multi Sector

HALIFAX, CANADA
 September 19, 2017  

Think Global Session: Exploring European CE Marking for Exporters
Sector: Multi Sector

HALIFAX, CANADA
 October 3, 2017  

Think Global Session: Selling Food, Beverages and Alcohol in China
Sector: Agri- Food and Beverage

HALIFAX, CANADA
 October 12, 2017  

Think Global Session: Protecting your Intellectual Property
Sector: Multi Sector

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS
 November 6-10, 2017  

Trade Mission to The Hague, Netherlands - Export Education Program in Western Europe
Sector: Multi Sector

BOSTON, USA
 November 27-30, 2017  

Multi Sector Trade Mission to Boston 2017
Sector: Multi Sector

AN OPPORTUNITY TO CONNECT
Seafood Expo Asia 
Seafood Expo Asia is where top seafood buyers and sellers meet and do business in the expanding Asian market. Attend the event and find all the suppliers and new products you need to grow your business, including premium, luxury species.

Could someone in your global network be attending Seafood Expo Asia? Let’s connect! Contact us at: connectns@nsbi.ca


 
CONNECTNS MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Capability and Flexibility: Selling to the Aerospace and Defence Market
We sat down with Peter Studer to talk about opportunities for Nova Scotia companies, DEFSEC and his advice for start ups in the A&D sector.


 
WHAT'S HAPPENING
COVE at DEFSEC
COVE will be exhibiting at DEFSEC Atlantic at the Cunard Centre in Halifax, from September 5-7. Talk to them about booking a site tour of COVE and find out why COVE is the perfect place to anchor your business.

Securicy Ramping Up Paid Beta Tests
Securicy is a software-as-a-service product that helps enterprises navigate the complex routes to make sure they are compliant with their clients’ and partners’ cybersecurity standards.

Making More Room for Business, Fun
Software developer REDspace is taking a further 8,000 square feet of space at its Bedford base, increasing its footprint by roughly a third.

Squiggle Park Downloads Jump 5600%
Halifax-based edtech company Squiggle Park is starting August off the right way, pondering how to build on its app’s 5000-percent-plus jump in downloads in iTunes last month.

Gordon Ramsay Serving NS Wine at his London Restaurant
Benjamin Bridge, a Nova Scotia winery, has gained international recognition after landing on the wine list of one of Gordon Ramsay’s prestigious restaurants.

CarbonCure Technologies Expands in Chicago
Award-winning and high-tech Halifax concrete firm CarbonCure Technologies is expanding its export footprint in the greater Chicago area.

NSBI by the Numbers
Our results are measured through the outcomes attained by the private-sector clients that have accessed our programs and services over the past year. Read our stories and view our complete 2016-17 Annual Report to learn more.

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