department/unit: FAB LAB IOANNINA
services: 1)Digital Fabrication 3d Printing / Lasercutting / CNC Milling / Electronics / New Materialities 2)Product Design Branding / 3d Modelling / Parametric Design / Prototyping / Reverse Engineering 3)Product Development Integration of product design field / Production Engineering / Fabrication / Small-scale Production 4)Interior Architecture 3D Modelling / Design Development / Prototyping / Construction / Finishing / Architectural License 5)Design Consultation Creative Direction / Visual Communication / Graphic Design / Branding
previous experience: Fab lab Ioannina is a technical prototyping platform for innovation, collaboration and invention, providing stimulus for entrepreneurship and research. Through the years it has worked with numerous organizations and companies on diverse and multidisciplinary projects based on digital fabrication applications, product design and engineering. Among them are institutes such as the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the Onassis Cultural Centre and companies such as Apivita, Parex and Enlite Vision With its main focus set on Digital Fabrication, Fab Lab Ioannina also offers design services and fabrication consultation leading towards the creation of a variety of objects ranging from wooden sunglasses and other everyday products to art installations and building construction prototypes. Besides professional services, Fab Lab Ioannina seeks to establish a collaborative platform for learning and innovation through educational activities such as workshops, seminars, presentations and exhibitions on fields such as New Materialities, Internet of Things, Automated Construction, Smart Cities, Collective Innovation, Open Source Design and more. In that manner it fosters models of education and production that promote collective innovation, while it actively participates in the ongoing discussion on the Commons and Open Source Technologies Finally, Fab Lab Ioannina is an open lab that is accessible to professionals, researchers, students, children and anybody interested in learning and testing the uses and applications of digital fabrication technologies and hosts and supports cultural initiatives such as the Biennale of Western Balkans and the European Maker Week.