Centre for Discovery and Innovation
The Centre for Discovery and聽Innovation (CDI) at 小猪视频 (CBU) will house state-of-the-art research and instructional facilities.聽 Featuring the latest in green technology and digital infrastructure, the CDI will change the trajectory and elevate Cape Breton Island as a national destination for research and a global destination for students.
With its innovative infrastructure, 小猪视频will maximize the impact of its already strong program of community-engaged research, expand the number and scale of its industry partnerships, and transform Cape Breton Island. Specifically, the CDI will feature:
- Collaborative research laboratories for faculty and researchers.
- State-of-the-art teaching laboratories and active learning classrooms to train talent for the innovation ecosystem in Cape Breton and Atlantic Canada and support local businesses and industry.
- Community engagement and innovation hub to facilitate community-based collaboration, public outreach and industry partnerships.
- Carbon reduction advancement by replacing CBU鈥檚 existing science building, which is more than 50 years old and the largest energy-user on campus.
- Enhanced competitive advantage in domestic and international markets to support population growth and ensure economic vitality for Cape Breton Island.