FabLab Ecolia : Third-place of democratization of New Technologies

An open and shared space of innovation to stimulate the digital creativity of young Cameroonians, and improve their employability.

 

The FabLab ECOLIA project aims to create an endogenous, open and inclusive innovation hub where all young Cameroonians will be able to develop skills on the most advanced technologies (3D printing, Internet of Things, Drone, Robotics, ...) and their uses in the fields of crafts, carpentry, electronics, energy, environment, health and agriculture.

 

ACTIVITIES OF FABLAB

 

DIY workshop and computer coding for children aged 8 to 16

DIY workshop and computer coding for children aged 8 to 16

  • Introduction to electronics and welding
  • Introduction to fun programming with SCRATCH
  • Awareness of recycling / recovery of electronic objects and waste
  • Introduction to robotics
  • Introduction to 3D printing
  • Introduction to Open Source
Training workshops for young people and women in digital manufacturing

Training workshops for young people and women in digital manufacturing

  • Training in Modeling and 3D Design
  • Manufacturing of solar panels and lamps
  • Manufacturing of domestic wind turbines from recycled materials
  • Manufacturing of 3D printers based on electronic waste
  • Manufacturing of drones and robots
  • Introduction to the Internet of Things

 

 

 STATS

30+

BARCAMPS AND WORKSHOPS

4+

PROJECTS PREINCUBATED

1+

WHITE PAPER PUBLISHED

200+

PEOPLE TRAINED

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