Research & Innovation

Nova Scotia Health is a hub of cutting-edge discovery and innovation. We are constantly looking for ways to improve the level of care we are able to provide. We have also partnered with Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre to create a world-leading research environment.

By pooling our resources, we are giving our people the tools to put their ideas into action and forge positive change in our communities.

Our Research, Innovation and Discovery 2020-21 Year at a Glance has just been released. In it, you’ll find inspiring stories of research, innovation and partnership.This vital work is evidence of our commitment to health care innovation that means better health care and outcomes for Nova Scotians. 

  • If you are looking to collaborate with Nova Scotia Health on Personal Protective Equipment, please email us at
  • If you are looking to partner with Nova Scotia Health on research or innovation projects to support Nova Scotia Health’s COVID-19 response, please contact us at

NS Health Research Fund:

The next submission deadline will be announced soon.

NS Health RF Application Package:

QEII Foundation Translating Research Into Care (TRIC) Grants

Registration deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Application deadline:  Nov 1, 2021 at 4 PM
Virtual workshop for applicants: Sept 27, 2021 from 11 AM –noon.

    The Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF) was announced on May 15, 2020, as part of the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan.  The temporary program was established to help sustain the research enterprise at Canadian universities and health research institutions affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  
    *please click the above link for more information
    • Memo: CRCEF Stage 3 Funding for Research Maintenance and Ramp-up

    Research News

    Follow us on Twitter

    Follow us on Linked In

    Read our Stories

    Read our Publications

    Read our Online News