I make 4 my city : le sport pour tous

#Imake4MyCity

2017 edition

The international
Solidarity FabLabs challenge :
sport for all

Solidarity FabLabs introduce young people to digital manufacturing and provide training. Today the #Imake4MyCity challenge is allowing them to propose projects that make it easier for everyone, everywhere to take part in sport and also to contribute to changing the way that society looks at disability.

The winning Solidarity FabLabs receive a prize of €15,000 to develop their project.

Discover the 3 winners

Offering a prosthesis to Madagascans who have had their forearm amputated so they can play this Olympic sport, a real unifying social force in a country where no one can get a prosthesis.

A bionic hand to play pétanque

FabLab Mamiratra - Antananarivo  

Digitising traditional games to make them more attractive and more accessible, to transform an amusement park into a sports venue for all, and to adapt a kayak to the needs of disabled people.

5 Breakers games and sports

Breakers - Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona-Castelldefels, Bilbao  

A boccia ramp was created at the Bordeaux FabLab to make this strategic sport a parasport. Faboccia is adapted to all bowls sports and all disabilities.

Faboccia

FabLab 127° Cap Sciences - Bordeaux  

 

Discover project videos

Not everyone has access to sports equipment: an online kit to manufacture whatever is needed to play a sport in any FabLab worldwide.

An online kit to create a sports area

FabLab Simplon - Paris  

Un prototype de fauteuil handisport pour mieux intégrer les personnes handicapées à la vie sportive et sociale en Tunisie.

Smart wheelchair

FabLab Jeunes Science de Tunisie - Tunis  

A collaborative site to bring together disabled and non-disabled people to play sport together. Finding local adapted sport to encourage sport diversity!

The “adopt a sport” site

FabLab coh@bit - Bordeaux  

Using FabLabs to make drone piloting a sport for all: manufacturing cheap drones adapted to each person’s difficulties and disabilities and giving them access to the pleasures and benefits of the sport.

Making drone piloting a sport for all

FabLab Artilect - Toulouse  

Young school drop-outs and hearing impaired pupils have created videos allowing people to discover sport clubs online in the Dijon metropolitan area.

Discovering sports clubs in Grand Dijon

FabLab Kellefabrik - Dijon  

2 traditional sports from the Charente region, in France, and Brazil adapted to wheelchair users. At the Grenoble FabLab, young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are making these sports more accessible.

Peteca and Lancer de Charentaises

FabLab la Casemate - Grenoble  

A universal adapter for those who are have had their arm amputated or who suffer from a physical disability affecting their arm: all body shapes and racquet sports are compatible!

Adapt'raquette

FabLab Albilab - Albi  

A removable robot to reduce pain and strain when playing sport for rheumatism sufferers. It allows them to walk, run and swim again so that they can take care of their joints.

Rhuma Robot

Ongola FabLab - Yaoundé  

A musical mat encouraging fun physical activity for the blind: moving by following sounds, allowing them to have fun, take part in sport and avoid isolation.

A magic mat for the blind

FabLab Defko Ak Niep - Dakar  

An edible game of chess you can make yourself and then eat! 13 young people have shared their digital and culinary skills to create a prototype to be used at associations, hospitals and schools... to learn about digital manufacturing and dietary health.

The chess meal tray

FabLab Pot-au-Fab - Paris  

Une plateforme open source pour réinventer les sports : plus abordables, plus pratiques, plus motivants... le tout grâce au numérique, l'esprit solidaire et la communauté des makers sportifs.

Open source sports

FabLab Egyt - Le Caire  

Encourage teams
on twitter
with the hashtag #Imake4MyCity

What ?

#Imake4MyCity is an international challenge. It is open to the 60 Orange Foundation Solidarity FabLabs in France and worldwide. There are three prizes of €15,000 for the winning FabLabs.

Who ?

Teams of young people aged 12 to 25, with no formal qualifications, trained in the Solidarity FabLabs.

How ?

Brainstorming, design and creation : each team will complete its own project from start to finish.

Why ?

To show what young people without formal qualifications can create using digital technology and their creative potential.