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Welcome to Fab City Global Initiative

Celebrating a decade of innovation

Empowering communities at the micro-local and bioregional levels, Fab City Foundation fosters a globally connected production network. From ‘Products In Trash Out’ (PITO) to ‘Data In Data Out’ (DIDO), our Full Stack strategy drives sustainable progress. Celebrating a decade of innovation, we shift focus to measure impact, working towards our 2054 goal. Join us in redefining the future of production and consumption worldwide.

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Fab City is an innovative urban model that relocalises production to the city and its bioregional context, by empowering communities with the technology to build their own sustainable, innovative, and regenerative urban futures.

  • 52

    Cities and regions in the Fab City Network

  • 9

    Global summits

  • 25+

    Global collaborating organisations

  • 1200+

    Members in our global community

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Call for participants: Fab City Challenge Mexico, at FAB24 – Fabricating Equity

Call for participants: Fab City Challenge Mexico, at FAB24 – Fabricating Equity

Join us for the third annual Fab City Challenge. This year we travel across Mexico to collaborate with seven local organizations!

Odisha’s Innovation and Heritage Future: Insights from Utkal Fab Fest 2023

Odisha’s Innovation and Heritage Future: Insights from Utkal Fab Fest 2023

Engaging in activities spotlighting Odisha’s digital fabrication prospects

Exploring community participation in the deployment of IoT solutions for revitalization of Nantou Ancient Town

Exploring community participation in the deployment of IoT solutions for revitalization of Nantou Ancient Town

Fab City Foundation was invited to a co-creation symposium held during the Maker Faire Shenzhen on 11 & 12 November 2023.

Applications for the Fab City Challenge Mexico 2024 are open!

 

Fab City Challenge Mexico 2024 will bring together local and global innovation communities to propose meaningful interventions promoting equity and social justice by creating technological, frugal and innovative solutions that address these pressing issues around sustainability and life systems.

 

 

*Applying does NOT CONFIRM participation

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