Tips For Working From Home During COVID-19

The world is changing rapidly with each passing day. All tiers of government are urging employees to work from home where possible, practice social distancing, and, as if you haven’t heard it enough, to wash your hands, all to stop the spread of respiratory illnesses such as COVID-19.  But, for individuals whose workplaces may not […]

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Empowering women in tech

Every year, International Women’s Day stirs up an incredibly important conversation about the work that’s being done to improve gender parity regionally, nationally and internationally, and it always begs the question – can we do more? The very short answer is ‘yes’.  International Women’s Day is an opportunity to reflect on the lessons we’ve learned […]

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Medtech Companies Invited to Pitch at Five-Part Health Challenge events 

To further drive innovation in the health ecosystem, Volta, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, QEII Foundation, and BioNova, have formed a strategic partnership to present the Health Challenge, a series of five pitch events focusing on specific health care priorities for Nova Scotians. Each pitch event will focus on a different health […]

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Branding basics for entrepreneurs

In the very early days of building a startup, the single most important task – and probably the only one on your radar – is building out your product or service. Everything else, like human resource policies, patents or social media marketing can and should come later, when you grow your team and can focus […]

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Join our team as a marketing strategist

Volta is looking for a top-notch Marketing Strategist to join our dynamic team!  What kind of people will succeed at Volta? People who care about entrepreneurs and are passionate about our mission — to help tech companies start, grow and succeed — and work cooperatively with the entire Volta team to build the region’s innovation […]

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Volta welcomes five new companies to the community

Volta, Canada’s East Coast Innovation Hub, welcomed five new companies to its community of innovators on Thursday afternoon. With these new additions, Volta now has 47 companies working out of the innovation hub’s space.  New Resident and Cohort Companies joining Volta include:  Curv Health, a startup developing a technology that enables health providers and fitness […]

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Swapping wind tunnels for Gibli Tech

Whether you’re cycling to work, competing in an Ironman, or training for the Tour de France, the more aerodynamic a cyclist can make themselves, the faster they will be. That’s where wind tunnels come into play – if you’re fortunate enough to use one.  “Wind tunnels are used so that cyclists can get into their […]

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eOceans speeding up marine sciences

For anyone who strives for efficiency, it is extremely frustrating to be slowed by cumbersome processes and dated techniques. This is especially true for scientists, whose research begins with a hypothesis, and finding a way to test and fund it, before going out into the field to collect essential data. Then, begins the long and […]

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