Country’s first Super Fab Lab inaugurated by Kerala CM

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News: India’s first Super Fab Lab was launched at the Integrated Startup Complex of the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM). It will function in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Facts:

About Fab Labs

  • Fab Labs are fabrication laboratories offering digital fabrication and computation. The idea was conceived by inventor and scientist Professor Neil Gershenfeld.
  •  It seeks to enable entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into new products and prototypes by giving access to advanced digital manufacturing technology. 
  • Established in 2002, Vigyan Ashram in Pune, India was the first fab lab to be set up outside MIT.

 Additional Information:

Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM): Founded in 2006, is the central agency of the Government of Kerala for entrepreneurship development and incubation activities in Kerala.