French 3D design studio Le FabShop closes its doors after 4 years

Jul.28, 2016 - Le FabShop, the French 3D printing design studio which brought us a number of stunning 3D printable interior decor pieces, fun trinkets, and useful tools, has unfortunately just announced its liquidation. After 18 months of fundraising and searching for investors, the design studio is being forced to shut its doors. More

Tanzania building Fablabs using 3D printers made from local e-waste, with aid from Finland

Jan.16, 2015 - Aiming to help repurpose this waste into something beneficial for the local tech and maker community, Finland and Tanzania are currently in the process of setting up an infrastructure for developing 3D printers out of tons of e-waste. More

450 Fab Labs in US and 100 innovation houses in Shanghai 

Mar.23, 2013 -  It shows how some governments have realized the importance of non-academic sectors to provide places and tools for improving people's skills in engineering and manufacturing. More 

Experiencing 3D printing with creativity and fun at FabCafe Tokyo

Jan.30, 2013 -   FabCafe is a space where people can enjoy making things, have a cup of coffee in an exciting environment furnished with a variety of digital fabrication tools, including 3D printers and laser cutters. More

SparkTruck brings 3D printers, creativity and problem solving confidence to school kids 

Aug.10, 2012 -  It is always a problem we are short of engineers and skilled workforce in the industry. This could be an effective way to fire up kids' imagination and get children interesting in engineering and innovation. More 

Russia building the world's largest Fablabs network in two years

Aug.8, 2012 -   A largest network of digital fabrication laboratories, FabLabs, enabling the development of a variety of digital device prototypes using software and hi-tech equipment will be created in Russia in the next two years. More

Fab 8 and new fab lab at Massey bring digital fabrication to New Zealand 

Jul.17, 2012 -  Massey University opens up new Fabrication Laboratory (Fab Lab) providing students access to high tech tools. Meanwhile Massey University's College of Creative Arts and the Affect Research Centre, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Centre for Bits and Atoms, is hosting the seminar Fab 8 NZ in Wellington from August 22-28. More 

Fayetteville Free Library launched 3D printing Fab Lab 

Jul.1, 2012 -  The Fayetteville Free Library is the first library in the United States to offer a free, public access Fab Lab. According to its blog, the FFL fab Lab recently won an award of $10,000 at the Contact Summit in NYC.  More 

Fablab Nairobi strengthens Kenya's innovation system 

Dec.12, 2011 -  If you go to Fablab Nairobi you will be surprised about the level of innovation in Kenya. Fablab Nairobi is part of international Fablab network which started at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). More 

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