2018/2019 solidarity FabLab Challenge: and the chosen teams are...

One month ago, we announced the launch of our international Solidarity FabLabs challenge #Imake4MyCity. The theme for this year is “sustainable development in everyday life”. Our challenge is aimed at young people in difficulty that we are training in digital manufacturing free-of-charge at our 73 Solidarity FabLabs. Today, we are delighted to present the teams taking part in this big adventure!
They must all develop a project that shows what they can do and sets them on the path to employment or studies.

 

 

The selected teams are...

This year we have selected 16 projects from 8 different countries:

  • The Intelligent Wash Basin by Lisungi Fablab - Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Smart Polisa by Lisungi Fablab - Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Fab-Stove by the Mamiratra Solidarity FabLab in Madagascar
  • TinkerBot by the Tinkerers FabLab in Spain
  • Orgatec by MakerLab CRI Paris, France
  • Solar dehydrator by Lisungi Fablab - Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Re-Generation by Breakers FabLab in Valencia, Spain
  • Lotiliki by Lisungi Fablab - Democratic Republic of Congo
  • ReCycle! by Fablab powered by Orange, Poland
  • Trash Cat by Tecnolab La Rueca, Spain
  • SPIN by Fab Lab Egypt
  • Blockly Farm by Young Sciences of Tunisia
  • ONGO ANAP by Ongola Fablab, Cameroon
  • WikiPlastic by ElSpace, Tunisia
  • Green Roofs by ElSpace, Tunisia
  • UCHRONIA by FabLab Les petit débrouillards (Little go-getters), France

Soon, you will be able to discover pictures of all these creative projects and support them on our website! Don’t forget to vote for your favourite project from mid-December!

1 vote which counts, 3 prizes to award

Your vote on fondationorange.com is vital as the winning project will be receive significant support that will make a big difference to the project and its young makers (€5,000). Anyone in the world with an internet connection can vote! Furthermore, two other prizes (worth €5,000 each) will be awarded by a jury and the Orange Foundation.

The prizes will be awarded at a celebration in Paris on 24th January 2019.

See you soon!

 

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