Advancing Nova Scotia's Aerospace, Marine and Defence Industries.

At ADIANS our mandate is to globally promote and advance the development of Nova Scotia’s ever-expanding industrial sectors to both military and commercial markets.


Take your business to new heights. Nova Scotia supplies aerospace solutions to businesses like NASA and Lockheed Martin.


Nova Scotia has a dynamic cluster of defence and security companies that deliver innovative solutions to Canadian and global markets.


A history of Maritime tradition. Nova Scotian contractors are world leaders in such fields as acoustic hull design and sonar technologies.


Become a member and connect to over 90 marine, aerospace and defence companies in Nova Scotia.

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  • 06Aug2015
    Metamaterial Technologies Inc. recognized by Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

    Halifax NS – Metamaterial Technologies Incorporated (MTI), a Nova Scotian early-stage company, will be participating in the Canadian Technology Accelerator in Silicon Valley, this September. MTI will be taking full advantage of the Canadian-run accelerator in order to access global markets and entrepreneurship services.

  • 04Aug2015
    MEOPAR Announces Fourth Call for Research Proposals

    MEOPAR is calling on researchers across Canada to submit a proposal for our Fourth Call for Research Proposals. Irving Shipbuilding is generously contributing $1 million of this $1.5 million call, which will fund a number of multi-year projects that align with MEOPAR’s overall goal of improving Canada’s ability to observe, predict, and respond to marine hazards.

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Upcoming events

  • 08Sep2015
    DEFSEC Atlantic 2015

    DEFSEC Atlantic 2015 will take place on Wednesday, September 9 and Thursday, September 10, with the Opening Reception on the evening of Tuesday, September 8. ...

  • 09Sep2015
    ADIANS Gala Dinner

    The ADIANS Reception & Dinner is a successful annual event attracting more than 500 attendees including key national and international industry members, military and government representatives and delegates. It provides an opportunity to showcase th...

  • 15Sep2015
    DSEI 2015

     To register for this mission, please complete the registration form and submit your mission      registration fee to: NBADAAttn: Peter Hess1630 Route 940Centre Village, NB E4L 1Y6...

  • 22Sep2015
    Halifax Career Fair

    ADIANS/OTCNS will be hosting a pavilion at the Halifax Career Fair. Members companies are welcome to join our booth or feel free to register on your own....

  • 03Nov2015
    Oceanology China

    November 3-5, 2015Oceanology International China 2015A Pan-Atlantic initiative under the Business Development Program (BDP)Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International SourcingShanghai, China Join the Atlantic Canadian delegation and disc...

  • 04Nov2015
    Marine Renewables Canada 2015 Annual Conference

    November 4-5, 2015Fairmont, The Queen Elizabeth HotelMontreal, QuebecEnergy from rivers, tides, and waves offer opportunities for electricity development across the country—from coast to coast to the north. The vast range of opportunities and options...