Fab Labs

Description / Objectives

Digital fabrication to encourage citizen social innovation.

Fab Labs are places to learn, collaborate in different projects and form part of the city's social development. They are a public service concerning technology and the science of digital production. Anyone and everyone can enjoy the spaces, tools and public resources and propose projects to improve their surroundings.

Fab Labs are open to everyone and the "price" paid to use them is known as contraprestació, a system of social reinvestment for the support received in the lab in exchange for the time, talent, involvement and participation of people to benefit the community. All without any money changing hands.

 

Fab Lab in the Technology Park

The new Fab Lab in the Technology Park is a showcase of advanced industry in Barcelona. This space is aimed at the city's SMEs and companies that produce their own product in the field of technology and industry.

News

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The Science Festival is back with an autumn edition

Thu, 24/10/2019 - 12:13

Culture and free time. The big research and innovation gathering is back again this year with 200 free activities for people of all ages.

STEAM Barcelona reaches out to more than 25 educational centres this academic year

Tue, 01/10/2019 - 13:24

Technology and inclusion. STEAM Barcelona aims to foster scientific and technological vocations among children and young people, and is addressed at the entire educational community. 25 Barcelona educational centres are taking part...

Michael Donaldson Carbón. Comissionat d’Innovació Digital, Administració Electrònica i Bon Govern de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona

Barcelona appoints a new commissioner for Digital Innovation, e-Government and Good Governance

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 10:07

The new commissioner, Michael Donaldson Carbón, is part of the third Deputy Mayor’s Office for the 2030 Agenda, Digital Transformation, Sports and Territorial and Metropolitan Coordination, led by Laia Bonet.

More than 50,000 people have trained on Ciberàrium’s online courses

Mon, 12/08/2019 - 15:57

Employment and jobs. Twenty years of distance learning in digital skills.

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