Nova Scotia’s Rural Innovation Hub.

Where ideas become reality.

IGNITE Atlantic brings people together to explore how to make change possible in rural communities.  IGNITE aims to create a culture of innovation by engaging entrepreneurs, youth, communities, and industries to find solutions and create opportunities.

Nova Scotia’s Rural Innovation Hub.

Where ideas become reality.

IGNITE Atlantic brings people together to explore how to make change possible in rural communities.  IGNITE aims to create a culture of innovation by engaging entrepreneurs, youth, communities, and industries to find solutions and create opportunities.

RESIDENCY at IGNITE gives you the resources, mentorship & space you need to grow your startup or idea.

Entrepreneurs and startup businesses at any stage benefit from the structure, mentorship, and opportunities provided by IGNITE. We welcome & encourage everyone to explore how they can make change possible in a rural community.

INNOVATIVE STARTUPS

We support innovative startups and founders bring their ideas to life and grow their startups into thriving businesses.

INDUSTRY 4.0

We help traditional industries throughout Atlantic Canada innovate through programming, corporate challenges, and working with industry professionals.

ENTREPRENEURIAL YOUTH

We believe in exposing youth to Entrepreneurship and STEAM programming.  Building the future innovators in Rural Communities.

Top 5 Innovative Tech Companies Thriving in Rural Nova Scotia

In a region where tech companies are few and far between, IGNITE Atlantic is proud to support and nurture innovative tech startups that are making a significant impact. Operating in rural Nova Scotia, these companies are breaking new ground in technology and...

IGNITE Atlantic to Spearhead Innovation in Nova Scotia’s Fisheries Sector through New Energy Efficiency Fund

IGNITE Atlantic, a key player in fostering rural innovation, is set to drive significant changes in Nova Scotia’s fisheries sector. With a recent $150,000 grant, IGNITE will spearhead energy efficiency projects aimed at reducing the carbon footprint of the local...

The Creative Edge: 5 Startups at IGNITE Bringing Passion and Creativity to Rural Nova Scotia

Header photo: Carissa Ainslie, founder of The Meadows Retreat & Creative Space The creative sector is a vibrant and essential part of our community, bringing fresh ideas and artistic expressions that enrich our lives. At IGNITE Atlantic, we are proud to support...

The Truth About Starting A Business: Debunking 5 Industry Myths

Starting a business is an exciting journey, but it's often clouded by misconceptions that can deter aspiring entrepreneurs. Let's debunk some of these myths and shed light on the realities of entrepreneurship, particularly in rural areas like Nova Scotia. Myth 1: You...

Top 5 Innovative Tech Companies Thriving in Rural Nova Scotia

In a region where tech companies are few and far between, IGNITE Atlantic is proud to support and nurture innovative tech startups that are making a significant impact. Operating in rural Nova...

IGNITE Atlantic to Spearhead Innovation in Nova Scotia’s Fisheries Sector through New Energy Efficiency Fund

IGNITE Atlantic, a key player in fostering rural innovation, is set to drive significant changes in Nova Scotia’s fisheries sector. With a recent $150,000 grant, IGNITE will spearhead energy...

The Creative Edge: 5 Startups at IGNITE Bringing Passion and Creativity to Rural Nova Scotia

Header photo: Carissa Ainslie, founder of The Meadows Retreat & Creative Space The creative sector is a vibrant and essential part of our community, bringing fresh ideas and artistic expressions...

The Truth About Starting A Business: Debunking 5 Industry Myths

Starting a business is an exciting journey, but it's often clouded by misconceptions that can deter aspiring entrepreneurs. Let's debunk some of these myths and shed light on the realities of...

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