Bird's eye view of student collaborating on a project.

Event details

Students will work in interdisciplinary teams that will be formed on the first day of the event, and each student will receive an award of $325 upon completion of the program. This program is open to undergraduate students from all faculties.

This year’s Ideas Lab will take place over two days here at the Entrepreneurship Hub with the problem statement being about the implementation of emerging technologies on the University of Ottawa campus (artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, smart mobility, autonomous vehicles, etc.). What ideas will your team come up with to help shape the future of the University of Ottawa campus? This is a two-day competition, so students from all faculties are encouraged to apply and bring their knowledge from their respective backgrounds.

This program will be offered solely in French in celebration of Francophone Month, celebrated in the month of March.


Over 2 days, students must complete a total of 16 hours of work on their project to complete the program and receive the final award of $325.

To enroll, you should be:

  • A registered student enrolled in any full-time or part-time undergraduate program at the University of Ottawa
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • Must participate in both days of the event to be eligible for the award
  • Must complete the onboarding training to be eligible for the award
  • Must fill out the evaluation form at the end of the program to be eligible to the award

* Exchange students are eligible if they have the appropriate study permit and have consulted with the International Office.

*Please note that you can only participate in one Experience Ventures program per school year.

Please complete our application and team member from the Entrepreneurship Hub team will contact you with the next steps. 

Date and time
Mar 15, 2024 to Mar 16, 2024
All day
Format and location
In person
STEM Complex (STM)
Room 122
Organized by
Entrepreneurship Hub