Creating new IDEAS<br />
Developing high skill communities<br />Inspiration – Communicate community vision & successes<br />Development– Foster com...
       Ideas Enabled.<br />
What are we?<br />An accessible, non-profit prototyping environment<br />MakerSpace / Tech Workshop<br />A collaborative c...
Services we provide our members:<br />24x7 Access to Prototyping Equipment<br />Co-location / Working / Project spaces<br ...
How are we managed?<br />Board of Directors from industry & sponsors<br />Advisors from government & interest groups<br />...
How are we staffed? (Phase 1)<br />Supervisory staff via memberships<br />Volunteer supported<br />Strong usage of availab...
Prototyping Equipment Focuses:<br />Rapid Prototyping<br />
Prototyping Equipment Focuses:<br />Electronics<br />
Prototyping Equipment Focuses:<br />Metal Working<br />
Prototyping Equipment Focuses:<br />Wood Working<br />
Capability & Equipment Evolution<br />Equipment focuses are phased <br />Investments organically grow with community<br />...
Phase 2 – General capabilities, low production
Phase 3 – Specialized capabilities, high production </li></li></ul><li>AssentWorks<br />
Regular Events<br />Check Event Page @ www.assentworks.ca for Specific Times & Dates!<br />Community Night (Tues)<br />Ope...
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An introduction to AssentWorks. A business creation focused makerspace and prototyping facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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AssentWorks Introduction

  1. 1. Creating new IDEAS<br />
  2. 2. Developing high skill communities<br />Inspiration – Communicate community vision & successes<br />Development– Foster communities of interest <br />Enablement– Create opportunities for ideas to grow <br />Access– Identify and foster great ideas to success <br />Sustainment– Provide iterative learning processes <br /> improving business models <br />
  3. 3. Ideas Enabled.<br />
  4. 4. What are we?<br />An accessible, non-profit prototyping environment<br />MakerSpace / Tech Workshop<br />A collaborative community of makers, entrepreneurs and skilled people<br />Facilitating linkages to business development resources in partnership with Manitoban IDEA enablers<br />
  5. 5. Services we provide our members:<br />24x7 Access to Prototyping Equipment<br />Co-location / Working / Project spaces<br />Classes / Education / Mentorship<br />Materials / Consumables Store<br />Community Projects / Open Houses <br />
  6. 6. How are we managed?<br />Board of Directors from industry & sponsors<br />Advisors from government & interest groups<br />Managed / operated via membership<br />
  7. 7. How are we staffed? (Phase 1)<br />Supervisory staff via memberships<br />Volunteer supported<br />Strong usage of available programs & communities<br />Roles:<br />Technical coordinator – Part time position<br />Community coordinator(s) - Volunteer<br />
  8. 8. Prototyping Equipment Focuses:<br />Rapid Prototyping<br />
  9. 9. Prototyping Equipment Focuses:<br />Electronics<br />
  10. 10. Prototyping Equipment Focuses:<br />Metal Working<br />
  11. 11. Prototyping Equipment Focuses:<br />Wood Working<br />
  12. 12. Capability & Equipment Evolution<br />Equipment focuses are phased <br />Investments organically grow with community<br /><ul><li>Phase 1 – Ability to create a rough prototype
  13. 13. Phase 2 – General capabilities, low production
  14. 14. Phase 3 – Specialized capabilities, high production </li></li></ul><li>AssentWorks<br />
  15. 15. Regular Events<br />Check Event Page @ www.assentworks.ca for Specific Times & Dates!<br />Community Night (Tues)<br />Open House, New Member Intake, Safety Training<br />Volunteer Night (Thurs)<br />New equipment setup, maintenance, shop restocking, special projects<br />Maker Day (Sat)<br />Day long classes, Joint Projects, Equipment Training<br />
  16. 16. Links / Contacts<br /><ul><li>Web Site: www.AssentWorks.ca
  17. 17. Twitter: @AssentWorks</li></ul>Location: 3rd Floor, 125 Adelaide (wpg,mb)<br />More info: info@assentworks.ca<br />Special thanks to our sponsors:<br />

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