Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Nova Scotia

Innovation Centre Affiliate

The Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Nova Scotia (ADIANS) was incorporated in 1995 to assist in the pursuit of aerospace and defence industry growth and development opportunities. ADIANS acts as a facilitator linking companies to each other, to government, agencies and the larger aerospace companies seeking suppliers, partners and collaborators. ADIANS supports a growing and diversified aerospace and defence industry base, employing approximately 6,000 skilled and experienced workers, generating approximately $600 Million in revenues, and operating in both the defence and commercial aerospace markets. ADIANS is also focused on emerging sectors such as marine security, ocean and space technologies and working to create a cluster of advanced technology companies that align with Nova Scotia's interest in driving a stronger innovation culture. ADIANS also acts as an advocate for the industry with the Federal and provincial governments.