fab academy

The Fab Academy provides instruction and supervises investigation of mechanisms, applications and implications of digital fabrication. The Fab Academy was launched by MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA), to provide local access to advanced instruction for students in these labs exceeding the educational resources available to them. It links groups of students and instructors in Fablabs, with online video collaboration and lectures by a global faculty.

 

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Fablab Amsterdam is open to the public on Thursday afternoon (12:00-17:00 hrs).

 

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The Fab Academy edition of 2020 will start in January 2020. Applications for 2020 cycle will start in September 2019.

 

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The Fab Academy of 2019 is coming to an end. On June 19th, you can visit Fablab Amsterdam to follow their presentations.

 

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As part of the group assignment of this year's Fab Academy at Waag, a Marble Calender Machine was made.

 

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17-05-2019

Fab15 in Egypt

The annual meeting of the worldwide Fab Lab community will this year take place in Egypt.

 

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In 2019 it is again possible to follow the Fab Academy for five months at Fablab Amsterdam in the Waag. The deadline for applications for Fab Academy 2019 is December 25th 2018.

 

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The Fab Academy edition of 2019 will start mid-January 2019. Fablab Amsterdam will be one of the nodes in the Fablab network offering the course.

 

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All participants of the Fab Academy 2018 have presented their projects. An overview of the graduates from Amsterdam.

 

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The Fab Academy edition of 2018 will start in January 2018. Fablab Amsterdam will be one of the nodes in the Fablab network offering the course. All information about the academy can be found at fabacademy.org.

 

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The Fab Academy of 2017 is coming to an end and the Full Certificate students of this year in Amsterdam have been very busy working at their final presentations.

 

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On 29 May 2013, the students of this year's Fab Academy will present their work in an international setting. This is the final presentation of their projects, being ready for the graduation ceremony at the annual Fablab conference later in the year. This year, the Fab Academy in Amsterdam had five Full Certificate students.

 

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The Fab Academy of 2016 is coming to an end and the Full Certificate students of this year in Amsterdam have been very busy working at their final presentations. On June 15th, you can visit the Fablab Amsterdam to see their presentations. In a live video connection, all students wordwide will present their projects!

 

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The Fab Academy edition of 2017 will start on January 25th 2017. Fablab Amsterdam will be one of the nodes in the Fablab network offering the course.

 

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The Fab Academy of 2015 is coming to an end and the Full Certificate students of this year in Amsterdam have been very busy working at their final presentations. On June 10th, you can visit the Fablab Amsterdam to see their presentations. In a live video connection, all students wordwide will present their projects!

 

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On January 28th, the 2015 edition of the Fab Academy will start with the first lesson of this series. Waag's Fablab is one of the sites of the distributed lessons in digital personal fabrication.

 

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On June 4th, 2014 you can visit the Fablab Amsterdam to see the presentations of this year's Fab Academy students in Amsterdam.

 

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For the 8th year in a row, a group of skilled students graduated from the Fab Academy at Waag. Students from 39 countries came together via a video conference to present their final projects to each other. In this 6 month-course students broaden their (mechanical) knowledge and learn how to work with the tools and machines that you find in a Fab Lab.

 

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Waag proudly presented another group of Fab Academy students and their final projects. In an intense six month program the participants created projects such as the Leafbot, a robot that collects leaves from the ground, and the Item Watchman, that notifies you when leaving items behind in public.

 

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Another year, another Fab Academy. Sitting in the anatomical theatre in the Waag building, we watched as intrepid makers from from Seoul to Nairobi presented the results of their hard work to the home Fablab at MIT. This year, over fifty Fablabs from around the globe tuned in to demonstrate their creations via webcam.

 

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On June 4th, students of the Waag's Fab Academy (as well as several guests from other Fab Labs around Europe) presented their final projects to a global audience through a live video conference.

 

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The Fab Academy has offered me the opportunity to not keep my ideas in my head forever, but to make them. Putting my own, tangible stamp on society.

 

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This year Fab8, was held at the Massey University in Wellington New Zealand. The worldwide Fablab community is growing rapidly.

 

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Fab Academy is the distributed educational platform of the worldwide network of Fab Labs. Fablab Amsterdam is one of the participating labs, the 2013 programme starts January 23rd, 2013.

 

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On 30 May 2012, through a live video link at the Theatrum Anatomicum of the Waag in Amsterdam more than 50 end presentations could be followed from fourteen Fablabs around the world. On the screen we jumped from that very special project on one end of the world to another at the other side.

 

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During the Fablab Final Presentations, about 100 students from 20 sites around the world will present their final project on the Video conferencing system at the Waag. Students that worked in our FabLab will also show several projects.

 

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8-03-2012

Fab Academy

The Fab Academy provides instruction and supervises investigation of mechanisms, applications, and implications of digital fabrication.

 

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At Fablab Amsterdam anyone can realize their ideas, and with the aid of digital equipment transforming those ideas into prototypes and products.