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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!

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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

Engaging in activities spotlighting Odisha’s digital fabrication prospects

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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.

Empowering Southern Bhutan: Enhancing Food Security and Farmer Prosperity During Monsoon

Empowering Southern Bhutan: Enhancing Food Security and Farmer Prosperity During Monsoon

Fab Bhutan Challenge stories narrated by the very participants.

Bhutan’s Digital Assistive Device Revolution: A Global Phenomenon in the Making

Bhutan’s Digital Assistive Device Revolution: A Global Phenomenon in the Making

Fab Bhutan Challenge stories narrated by the very participants.

Interspecies Peace Negotiation

Interspecies Peace Negotiation

Fab Bhutan Challenge stories narrated by the very participants.

Weaving Technology into Tradition – the GAWA Project

Weaving Technology into Tradition – the GAWA Project

Fab Bhutan Challenge stories narrated by the very participants.

Fab City Foundation at the last CENTRINNO consortium meeting in Geneva

Fab City Foundation at the last CENTRINNO consortium meeting in Geneva

The focus in these last few months is on the legacy of the project.

Metabolic and Fab City Foundation Unveil CENTRINNO Cartography Findings in a New Blog Post!

Metabolic and Fab City Foundation Unveil CENTRINNO Cartography Findings in a New Blog Post!

How do we design truly universal processes to guide transformations towards regenerative communities?

Fab City European Meetup Sparks Inspiration and Connectivity at Ars Electronica in Linz through Art and Tech

Fab City European Meetup Sparks Inspiration and Connectivity at Ars Electronica in Linz through Art and Tech

Inspired collaborations, insightful tours, and the commencement of the CENTRINNO Fellowship Program marked a successful event.

And the winners of the 2023 Fab City Awards are…

And the winners of the 2023 Fab City Awards are…

The 2023 Fab City Awards have come to a close, and we are thrilled to announce the exceptional projects that have been recognized.

The Fab Bhutan Challenge Documentary is OUT NOW!

The Fab Bhutan Challenge Documentary is OUT NOW!

Discover firsthand the transformative power of the Fab Bhutan Challenge in our newly released documentary.

Great opportunity for organizations – Study visits in Center Rog

Great opportunity for organizations – Study visits in Center Rog

Ljubljana’s Center Rog is flinging open its doors in October 2023!

Fab Region Guanajuato promotes Social Innovation through the Mindfacture Nodes by transforming Plastic Waste

Fab Region Guanajuato promotes Social Innovation through the Mindfacture Nodes by transforming Plastic Waste

Promoting social innovation and sharing how “Fab Labs” and the “Maker movement” can bridge the production of valuable commercial products.

Fab City Summit 2023 at Fab23 Bhutan

Fab City Summit 2023 at Fab23 Bhutan

The Fab Kingdom of Bhutan reaffirms its dedication to the Fab City Global Initiative, while Augsburg, Cordoba, and Oulu become the latest additions to the network of Fab Cities.

From Enthusiasts to Change-Makers: Full Stack Bootcamp Empowers Fab City Advocates

From Enthusiasts to Change-Makers: Full Stack Bootcamp Empowers Fab City Advocates

The Full Stack Bootcamp offers comprehensive learning to empower Fab City enthusiasts with a deep understanding of the Fab City Full Stack’s seven layers.

Córdoba, the first Fab City of Argentina

Córdoba, the first Fab City of Argentina

Córdoba is the new city that joins the Fab City global network, promoting entrepreneurial development, sustainability and technological innovation to generate a positive impact in the glocal community.

Fab City and mAkE Partnership Yields Insightful Blog Post on Activating Meaningful Design Worldwide

Fab City and mAkE Partnership Yields Insightful Blog Post on Activating Meaningful Design Worldwide

The partnership between Fab City and mAkE has resulted in a blog post that explores the key principles, tools, and resources behind the Fab City movement.

Designing Resilient Futures

Designing Resilient Futures

A structured innovation competition to be held during Fab23 Bhutan in July 2023, is set to bring together local and global innovation communities to propose meaningful interventions that enrich, scale, and invest in Bhutan’s resilient economy from the bottom up.

Fab City Montreal: an amazing 2-days event connecting the Americas

Fab City Montreal: an amazing 2-days event connecting the Americas

The event featured the 1st Fab City Laugh&Learn and many other exciting exchanges for the Fab City community.

Distributed Design Awards 2023

Distributed Design Awards 2023

Open Call for projects that embody the core principles of distributed design. Apply now!

Fab City Digital Ecosystem Declaration

Fab City Digital Ecosystem Declaration

The Fab City Foundation launches a public consultation period during which our partners will be able to voice their opinions about the principles that should guide a Digital Ecosystem

Fab City Collective: working towards definitions

Fab City Collective: working towards definitions

Since the Bali Fab Fest, which took place in October 2022, the reactivation effort of the Fab City Collective has been in place

Fab City Network activation – Mexican cluster

Fab City Network activation – Mexican cluster

Fab City Foundatio at El Día de la Mentefactura 2023 in Guanajuato.

Creating Local Innovation

Creating Local Innovation

How Fab Labs and the maker movement can support innovation and creativity in regional centres such as Lake Macquari

Present legacies of past projects

Present legacies of past projects

The Interfacer Project aims to be that missing digital infrastructure enabling a data-based circular economy on both the global and local sphere.

Fab City Foundation First Roundtable 2023

Fab City Foundation First Roundtable 2023

On February 28, 2023, the Fab City Foundation organised its first Round Table aimed at presenting a general overview of value-generated projects and its ecosystems. Find out what went down!

MDDI Scholarship Application Deadline

MDDI Scholarship Application Deadline

We are opening a scholarship competition, giving our master’s applicants a chance to win partial scholarships covering up to 30%, 40%, and 50% of the tuition fee.

Ha Noi Rethink Winners 2023

Ha Noi Rethink Winners 2023

Learn more about the three great winning projects of the Circular Living Design Challenge,

New CENTRINNO Cartography Resources

New CENTRINNO Cartography Resources

The Cartography follows the 9 pilot cities across Europe on their mapping and exploration journeys toward circularity as a living tool.

MDDI and the New Role of Design in the Planetary Crisis

MDDI and the New Role of Design in the Planetary Crisis

MDDI and the New Role of Design in the Planetary Crisis

Fab City Singapore Meetup 2023

Fab City Singapore Meetup 2023

Making Singapore more circular with innovation, education and entrepreneurship.

Fab City Collective reactivation during the Bali Fab Fest

Fab City Collective reactivation during the Bali Fab Fest

Check out all the advancements made by the Collective in Bali

MDDI Scholarships Competition Open

MDDI Scholarships Competition Open

Giving our master’s applicants the chance to win partial scholarships covering

Fab Island Challenge 2022 Winners

Fab Island Challenge 2022 Winners

Presenting the Winners of the 2022 Edition, Held at the Bali Fab Fest.

Fab City Network Grows to 49 Members in Bali

Fab City Network Grows to 49 Members in Bali

Bali was declared the world’s First “Fab Island” by its Governor.

The World’s Biggest Digital Fabrication Event

The World’s Biggest Digital Fabrication Event

The event is a convergence of the 17th Fab Lab Conference and the 8th Fab City Summit.

The Fab Island Challenge in Bali

The Fab Island Challenge in Bali

Global networks and the local Bali ecosystem converging to address local challenges.

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Ilenia Pennacchio

Ilenia Pennacchio

Communication Lead