Fablab

A PLACE WHERE IDEAS, TOOLS & COM­MU­NITY COME TO­GETHER

Silicon Luxembourg - - COVER STORY -

The Fablab is a dig­i­tal man­u­fac­tur­ing lab­o­ra­tory be­long­ing to a global move­ment ini­ti­ated by MIT in 2001 with a com­mon char­ter. The vi­sion is to de­moc­ra­tize the com­puter-as­sisted fab­ri­ca­tion process by of­fer­ing spe­cific re­sources:

Ac­cess to a range of spe­cial­ized fab­ri­ca­tion tools & com­pe­tences

Train­ing mod­ules for peo­ple & or­ga­ni­za­tions to learn how to use these pro­duc­tion tools & the re­lated soft­ware pro­grams

A plat­form to de­velop com­mu­nity projects & ac­tiv­i­ties & fos­ter gen­eral in­no­va­tion through open-ac­cess ac­tiv­i­ties where users can come & dis­cover the tools & tech­niques for free

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