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11th december 2017
WDR meets HRW-FabLab
Last week WDR Lokalzeit Ruhr made two tv broadcasts of HRW FabLab.
We are happy to announce the broadcasting dates: 2017.12.6 and 2017.12.11.  
1. Video: What do you think about a 3D-printed portrait as christmas gift?
2. Video: Tinkering a tea light holder with a laser cutter.

Nov. 2017 MAKE-IT case studies about the HRW FabLab
"Sozilaforschungsstelle Dortmund" evaluated the HRW FabLab in a European project.
On you can find the "Case study" How to Make (Almost) Anything - HRW Lab, Bottrop (DE)
and the overall report.

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October 2017
Marcel Kellner represents the HRW FabLab in Moulins, France.

September 2017
THINK BIG: New 3D printer in operation
Finally, we can also print large components. With a construction space of 150 x 100 x 90 cm we have new possibilities in our FabLab team.
BigBox 150, unser neuer 3D-Drucker

August 2017

Diploma handover at the FAB 13 in Santiago de Chile

After half a year of exhausting work, all of our candidates have passed the FabAcademy.
Now they received the certificates from Neil Gershenfeld (MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
Congratulations to Aleksandra Konopek, Marcel Kellner and Florian Paproth!
Thanks also to our FabLab instructor Tobias Poppe.
Diplomübergabe an Florian Paproth
Diplomübergabe für Alexandra Konopek an Tobias Poppe

Diploma handocer

Diplomübergabe an Marcel Kellner
Gruppenfoto der graduierten

23. Juni 2017

Final presentations Fabacademy 2017

We are proud of our Fabacademy participants Marcel Kellner, Florian Paproth and Aleksandra Konopek.
The global final presentation with Prof. Neil Gershenfeld Director of the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms was a success! Now we are looking forward to the Fab 13 in Chile and to receiving the FabAcademy Diplomas!

June 2017

Final photo of a FabLab event
After a great corporate event on graduation with orange juice and sparkling wine on the roof of the HRW. The FabLab team is looking forward to further cooperations.
Drohnenfoto vom Dach der HRW

Photo: Robert Reichert

June 2017

We have upgraded
The demand, especially in the open evenings, is so great that we have upgraded.
Currently there are 25 3D printers available!
In addition there are new robotic arms, AR glasses (VR we have several), Alexa, additional vinyl cutter and much more.  
Bild mit 3D-Druckern

Foto: Marcel Kellner