The Refresh Annapolis Valley Labs is a playground where adventurous builders come to create. Labs initiatives are community driven digital technology projects that tend to be entrepreneurial in nature. In the lab, Refreshers work on building and applying their skills all while pursuing the objectives of their projects.

Refresh Annapolis Valley Labs is hosted at the Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre Rural Innovation Centre. We meet on Saturdays from 12:30 to 3:30 starting January 26. Bring your laptop. Pizza will be served.

Active Projects

Project Details Seeking Members


Hikingo is a map-based story game that gets players off their feet and into their neighborhood by creating interesting and engaging tours.
We are looking for a web developer/business person combo


Tamagoshido is a virtual platform that helps you to improve your pets' lives. Inspired by the Tamagotchi electronic toy for kids from the 1990s and 2000s, with Tamagoshido you would record care of your real life pet giving you feedback on how well you are taking care of it with your pet's avatar.
No vacancies

Spark West Network

Spark West Network is an umbrella marketing platform that draws together, assists, and coordinates the various organizations, events, and people that define our region’s unique entrepreneurial opportunities. Our vision is to create a unified voice for entrepreneurship in western Nova Scotia. We want to make our region a friendlier place for entrepreneurs to connect with each other, get advice, become noticed, and build up their businesses and skill sets.
No vacancies

Retro Game Jam

Retro Game Jam is a space for Scratchers to exercise their development skills all while exploring the archives of video games past. We will explore classic games, examine their mechanics, and learn about the people who build them. Scratchers will work on developing their own retro inspired game for a DIY community arcade April 5.
No vacancies


Nuggulopes are kid created creatures that make a difference. Purchase a cool kid designed buildable toy, and a dollar goes to support the SPCA.
No vacancies