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What is a Fab Lab? &quot;A Fab Lab (fabrication laboratory) is a fully kitted fabrication workshop which gives everyone in...
Thank You! [email_address]
 
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Learning by doing
 
 
Supporting alternative & sustainable practices
 
Space for user groups & peer learning
 
Supporting Voluntary Sector Organisations
 
Digital Creatives
 
Workshops
<ul><li>http://omniversity.madlab.org.uk / </li></ul><ul><li>@Omniveristy </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>http://diybio.madlab.org.uk / </li></ul><ul><li>@diybiomcr </li></ul>
 
Thanks! <ul><li>http://madlab.org.uk / </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><...
 
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Manchester Smart City 2012 Event 4 Part 2

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Manchester Smart City 2012 Event 4 Part 2

  1. 1. Manchester City Region: Manchester Digital Development Agency: MDDA set up in 2004 to coordinate Digital Agenda for the city region Dave Carter, Head, MDDA, Manchester City Council. UK.
  2. 2. <ul><li>Manchester’s Digital Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Smart, inclusive & sustainable growth </li></ul><ul><li>Green & Digital </li></ul><ul><li>Transformational public services – e-Government + e-Services </li></ul><ul><li>Open Innovation, Open Data & Open Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Future Internet enabled Smart Cities </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internet of Things + Cloud + Open Data + + + </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Manchester Living Lab open innovation test-bed </li></ul><ul><li>Partner networks: Manchester Digital trade association </li></ul><ul><li>MadLab – Manchester Digital Lab </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Manchester </li></ul><ul><li>- transitions </li></ul><ul><li>‘ original, modern’ city </li></ul><ul><li>‘ shock’ of rapid industrialisation </li></ul><ul><li>legacy of urbanisation </li></ul><ul><li>impact of de-industrialisation </li></ul><ul><li>a ‘tale of two cities’ from the start </li></ul><ul><li>poverty and pollution alongside wealth and culture </li></ul><ul><li>de-population: from 750,000 to 420,000 </li></ul><ul><li>21 st century growth: now nearly 500,000 people </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>Innovation, Creativity and Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>“ Technology, Talent and Tolerance” Richard Florida. </li></ul><ul><li>Largest urban regeneration programme in the UK </li></ul><ul><li>Transformational Infrastructure (mobility, digital, energy) </li></ul><ul><li>User driven open innovation – Living Labs </li></ul><ul><li>Co-creation – co-production </li></ul><ul><ul><li>innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>building, operating and owning infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>user generated content and services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>generating global skills and jobs locally </li></ul></ul><ul><li>‘ Smart Cities’ </li></ul>
  5. 7. What is a Fab Lab? &quot;A Fab Lab (fabrication laboratory) is a fully kitted fabrication workshop which gives everyone in the community from small children through to entrepreneurs and businesses, the capability to turn their ideas and concepts into reality.&quot; Manchester has been chosen as the first city in the UK to host a Fab Lab, a community inventors' workshop where new products can be built by both businesses and individuals. It was born out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology see about us for more info. www.fablabmanchester.org
  6. 8. Thank You! [email_address]
  7. 10. Free , not-for-profit , volunteer run central space for creative technologists , artists , critical practitioners to support serendipitous cross-over and signposting
  8. 11. Grass Roots Community Space
  9. 13. Learning by doing
  10. 16. Supporting alternative & sustainable practices
  11. 18. Space for user groups & peer learning
  12. 20. Supporting Voluntary Sector Organisations
  13. 22. Digital Creatives
  14. 24. Workshops
  15. 25. <ul><li>http://omniversity.madlab.org.uk / </li></ul><ul><li>@Omniveristy </li></ul>
  16. 27. <ul><li>http://diybio.madlab.org.uk / </li></ul><ul><li>@diybiomcr </li></ul>
  17. 29. Thanks! <ul><li>http://madlab.org.uk / </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>@MadLabUK </li></ul>
  18. 31. 10 years old “ By, for and of” the member businesses Funded by member subscriptions Close working relationship with MDDA

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