Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre

Welcome to the IEC

The CBU Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre (IEC) is an inspiring community space where the diverse students of CBU’s student body can meet to brainstorm, learn, collaborate and work together. The IEC hosts creative programming & events providing unique learning opportunities, encouraging spontaneous discussions among CBU students, faculty, and industry innovators & mentors.

Island Sandbox

The Island Sandbox is a member of the Nova Scotia Sandbox community. Island Sandbox provides space for various student groups from Cape Breton University and NSCC Marconi Campus to experiment with new entrepreneurial ideas and access business mentors and other support. Island Sandbox delivers unique hands-on programming and workshops via the Island Sandbox Moodle to assist in professional and personal development. Island Sandbox facilitates the business programs available in the IEC including Design 2 Make, Enactus, Missing Lecture, Exploring Entrepreneurship, and more.

Contact
Todd Graham, Island Sandbox Coordinator
902-565-9004

Events

Free 5-Week Smoking Cessation Program

Feb 27, 2024 9:00 am - Feb 28, 2024 9:00 am
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Bystander Intervention Program: Creating Campus Responses to Sexual Violence

Feb 27, 2024 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Artist in Residence – Workshop Series

Feb 27, 2024 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Bachelor of Social Work Virtual Information Session

Feb 27, 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Leap Day

Feb 29, 2024 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Play It Forward: A Fundraising Concert for Indigenous Youth

Feb 29, 2024 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Important Dates

February
29

Winter 2024 Exam Schedule Available

March
01

Final Date to Apply For CBU Entrance Scholarships For Fall 2024

March
04

Spring/Summer Registration Opens

March
15

Final Date to Withdraw From a Winter Term 3 Credit Course Without Academic Penalty (financial penalty applies)

March
29

Good Friday (CBU Closed)

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