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Few places in the world provide such strong support to bring an idea from the concept stage to the commercialization stage. With a growing cluster of over 40 firms involved in various IT-related activities, Cape Breton is an ideal place for companies looking to establish or grow operations. Innovative businesses create products and services in such diverse fields as medical devices, nutraceuticals, gaming and the music industry.


Investment Opportunities:

  • Launch a new innovation business
  • Provide technical and customer support 
  • Draw on the region’s natural products



Cape Breton is your gateway hub to North America. With some of the world’s deepest waters and direct shipping routes to Europe, the U.S., South America and Asia, it is the first port of call on mainland North America for vessels transiting the Suez Canal.


Investment Opportunities:

  • Launch a new port services business   
  • Service base for the offshore  
  • Offshore oil and gas developments 
  • Dry bulk transshipments    
  • Industrial fabrication 
  • Coal, ore and minerals



As the world looks to reduce carbon emissions and build a more sustainable economic foundation, the investment climate for alternatives / renewable energy production is stronger than ever before.


Investment Opportunities:

  • Develop the next innovation in renewable energy  
  • Launch a new renewable energy venture
  • Explore the clean coal potential of the Sydney Coalfield

Due to the effects of COVID-19, the Cape Breton Partnership has put together a list of helpful resources.

Find more information here.
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