The Nova Scotia Power Makerspace gives Cape Breton start-ups, entrepreneurs, students and other creative minds the place, equipment, materials and education to let them design and build innovative products.
A creator’s dream, the 4,000 sq.ft. space in Sydney includes a general work area, a tool library, a metal working shop, a selection of woodworking tools, an electronics/robotics lab, as well as 3D drawing and printing abilities.
Makerspace members use the resources for prototyping projects, whether it’s a creative or business endeavour. Support is offered through formal training and mentorship or a shared interest over the water cooler.
Managed by Innovacorp, the makerspace gives the region’s diverse community of makers what they need for their next innovation, further advancing Cape Breton’s vibrant start-up community.
The Nova Scotia Power Makerspace officially opened its doors to the public on Monday, March 25, 2019.
The Nova Scotia Power Makerspace offers Cape Breton start-ups, entrepreneurs, students and other creative minds the place, equipment, materials and education to let them design and build innovative products. Members of the community are invited to stop by and check out the space, located at 100-37 Nepean Street, Sydney.
To join the Nova Scotia Power Makerspace community on Facebook, click here.
Membership registration will only be processed by visiting the space in-person. Full details on membership rates can be found below. Once registered, all members are required to complete a safety orientation before using the space.
Orientations are currently by appointment only. To book an appointment, contact Frederick Boutillier by email at FBoutilier@innovacorp.ca or by phone at 902.564.2951 x 4.
Nova Scotia Power Makerspace Memberships
A Nova Scotia Power Makerspace membership grants access to equipment, special training, expertise and a community of like-minded individuals who love to make and build! The Nova Scotia Power Makerspace provides the space to realize creativity and bring new products to life.
The maker membership is for everybody – seasoned professionals and brand-new creators alike! The maker membership grants members access to the space and a basic selection of tools. Maker members receive early and discounted access to training and events as well as free rental from the tool library. Members may also bring up to five friends to try out the space using buddy passes.
- Student (with current ID)
- Educator (with current ID)
- Senior (65+)
- Partner Groups
We understand families come in all shapes and sizes. So, the Nova Scotia Power Makerspace family membership includes all family members living in the same residence.
A makerspace is an inclusive space where ideas come to life. The Nova Scotia Power Makerspace offers financial assistance to families and individuals who face financial barriers to accessing the space.
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*Tax is included