Fab Replication Grant Requirements

Below is a list of requirements to qualify as a nominee for the Fab Replication Grant. Keep in mind the list does not contain all of the requirements to successfully win a grant and more information will be requested.

  • Must have a working prototype of the project, and preference is given to early-stage inventions.
  • Project must include substantial physical components (not just circuit boards), and preference is given to a mix of mechanical parts and electronics.
  • Project owner must agree to share the project through Creative Commons Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-Alike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
  • Prototype must be replicable in a standard Fab Lab
  • If selected, project owner must commit to provide full documentation of the project in our Fab Replication project space, as well as mentoring and support for replication through completion of the project.
  • Project owner must provide estimated time to replicate the project?
    • Virtual workshop done through online session
    • Project creator must define estimated days and support that will be needed for average Fabber
      • Example: Flone takes 3 weeks to make and online support will be 3 hours per week with a total of 9 hours per workshop.
  • Project owner must provide a Bill of Materials (BOM) required for replication, which cannot exceed $1,200 USD
  • List of contact information for supplier of materials.
    • Link to online supplier
    • Contact info for supplier per country

Fab Lab project replication Grants are on hold until further notice.