Community and Industry Liaison

Université Sainte-Anne’s roots in five regions of Nova Scotia make it a preferred institution for conducting research in collaboration with community and industry partners. The liaison department facilitates research and innovation-related relationships between Université Sainte-Anne’s professors and researchers, government agencies, non-profit organizations, industry associations and private companies.

The liaison department offers various types of partnerships

  • Basic research contracts
  • Applied research contracts
  • Technical service agreements
  • Rental of spaces and specialized research equipment

In addition to facilitating relationships between community and industry partners, Université Sainte-Anne’s liaison department supports their efforts to obtain research and development project financing. Contact us to learn more about available financing programs!


"Before D’Eon Oyster Company explores new possibilities, we work with/alongside Valerie and her team at University Sainte-Anne. This step alone takes all guess work out of the equation and lets us know whether its feasible to move forward. They're efficient with their methods and always have a timely report. Working with them has been a great collaboration between industry and academia."

Nolan d’Eon, owner of D'Eon Oyster Company Ltd.

Université Sainte-Anne belongs to networks in Nova Scotia and Atlantic Canada that support partnerships in applied research: