FabLabs: Learning digital competence and promoting participation


Photo: A workshop in the FabLab; Copyright: Projekt EL4

In the learning and demonstration laboratory of the Emscher Lippe hoch vier project, technical innovation and digitization can be experienced up close and thus social processes are initiated, digital competence imparted and digital manufacturing methods tested.

Photo: Project manager Lukas Hellwig; Copyright: Projekt EL4

Lukas Hellwig is the operative project manager of the Ruhr West University of Applied Sciences and supervises the FabLab Emscher Lippe hoch vier.

A positive first-hand digitization experience

On tour with the mobile FabLab

Photo: Anne Hofmann; Copyright: private

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