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2014-08-21 23:10:34

Worldwide Fab Labs will receive SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software to aid in designing and fabricating Digital Fabrication projects. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The Fab Foundation is pleased to announce a donation of 3D design software from the Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS Corporation to the more than 350 facilities in the Fab Lab Network. Each official Fab Lab will be eligible to receive one commercial license of the SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD program Premium version. In addition, Fab Labs...

2014-06-18 23:04:06

The Fab Foundation aims to open 10 ‘Fab Labs’ around the U.S. by 2015 with support from the Chevron Corporation, as part of the energy industry leader's recently announced $30 million commitment and call-to-action to support STEM education and project-based learning methods.The announcement was made today during the first-ever White House Maker Faire. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The Fab Foundation today announced that it will open up to 10 fabrication laboratories (Fab...

2014-03-18 08:32:31

3D Printing & Prototyping Fab Lab to Improve Surgical Outcomes, Patient Care CHICAGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ProofX, LLC announced its newest ProofX Biotech Fab Lab opening in a partnership with the Center for Biomedical Research Informatics (CBRI) at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore). The ProofX Fab Lab will enable physicians and researchers to optimize surgical outcomes and enhance medical care for patients by fabricating precise, customized 3D...

2014-03-11 08:36:09

TEMPE, Ariz., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students can lead the Maker Revolution with the nation's first fully accredited Bachelor of Science degree in digital making and fabrication at the University of Advancing Technology (UAT) in Tempe, Ariz. The regionally accredited, private technology University is currently enrolling for the maker degree program's founding class of 2014 that begins this fall. In the first year of this product design degree program, only 45 students will...

2013-10-01 23:28:29

Industry leaders meet to share the benefits and challenges of Digital Fabrication, Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing, Manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping, STEM & STEAM Education, FabLabs, presentations and panel discussions. A vendor expo brings in the latest in technology with time for networking with colleagues. Portland, ME (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The Maine Chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers [SME] is bringing DigiFab, a new regional conference on Digital Fabrication...

2013-07-31 23:03:47

Solidoodle announces 3Dörtgen as first distribution partner in Turkey. 3D printer store a first for its nation as well. Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Solidoodle, the value-leader in desktop 3D printers, is proud to announce that its products will be sold at 3Dörtgen, Turkey’s first 3D printer store, located in Istanbul’s Camlica district. The store is set to open September 3. “I am excited to see that the 3D printing and the larger maker movement is a worldwide...

2010-03-30 02:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, March 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The UK's first Fab Lab (http://www.fablabmanchester.org) has opened in Manchester - bringing innovation to the people - in a hi-tech community mini-factory. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/manufacturinginstitute/43206/ Fab Labs give everyone, from young children through to entrepreneurs and businesses, the capability to bring their ideas and inventions to life. The...


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