Category Archives: Maker Space

3D printing news Sliced UL, Kwambio, CyBe, University of Tokyo

A surge of academic projects, business deals, innovative applications and eye catching designs feature in this edition of Sliced, carrying the momentum of 3D printing through into the new year. This article features the latest news from  from the likes of UL, Arburg, Kwambio, the University of Tokyo, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and […]

£3.5 million STEAMhouse incubator and maker space comes to the UK

Birmingham City University has started phase one of its £3.5 million STEAMhouse project. Created as an innovation center for multidisciplinary collaboration between Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math (STEAM), the facility incorporates a maker space equipped with prototyping tools including 3D printers, digital design software, and metal/wood processing equipment. According to Professor Julian Beer, Deputy […]

£3.5 million STEAMhouse incubator and maker space comes to the UK

Birmingham City University has started phase one of its £3.5 million STEAMhouse project. Created as an innovation center for multidisciplinary collaboration between Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math (STEAM), the facility incorporates a maker space equipped with prototyping tools including 3D printers, digital design software, and metal/wood processing equipment. According to Professor Julian Beer, Deputy […]

Betting the farm on a Chinese FabLab

Lucio Pentagna Guimares Neto is one of those inspirational men that is constantly looking to change the world. His radical thinking has led to the first maker space in China, a hack vacation farm in Portugal and he is not close to finished yet. Guimares is not your average Bed & Breakfast owner. He wants to change farming and have an effect on the food we eat every single day. A Brazilian man of mixed descent, half Italian and half Portugese, he went on to become a corporate CEO in Brazil after acquiring a legal degree and MBA, but he has always been fascinated by more practical matters. His heart simply wasn’t in big business, even though he hit the heights of CEO at an early age. After seeing how other people behave when money is at stake, he simply could not continue. He’s a maker at heart and wanted to turn his passion into a career. If in doubt, buy a boat So he turned his back on the high-flying career and devoted himself to travel, learning, helping people and creating a sustainable future. He travelled the world, but he didn’t even do that the normal way. He bought a boat in Europe and, with no experience, sailed it all the way home. It’s the way he learns. He bought a motorbike at 35 and within six months was […]

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How to manage a Maker Spaces and a Service Bureau? by former VP of Makerbot

By Jordan Brehove

Creating the right prototyping lab, makerspace, or service bureau is something innovators worldwide are steadily figuring out. Obama said 3D printing would “revolutionize” manufacturing and mega corporations such as HP and Deloitte have finally invested in other aspects of additive, but there are still major opportunities somewhere in the space between the individual hobbyist and […]

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New Meetup at TechShop San Francisco

Come meet us for our joint meetup with TechShop San Francisco on Thursday the 24th. Nora, our US Sales Manager, will be there to present a new feature to come on the San Francisco page of Techshop’s website: the integration with Sculpteo’s online 3D Printing service. After years of relationship, Techshop is integrating Sculpteo’s service directly […]Read More…

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