Wouldn’t you love the chance to go to an easily accessible public technology laboratory with 3D printers, scanners, laser cutters, PC workstations, and staff eager to introduce all of the latest technology to you and help you realize some of your creations? This is exactly the opportunity that people from Haifa, Israel (and the surrounding region) now have thanks to a new “Fab Lab” (Fabrication Laboratory) modeled after a very popular one in Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry.
The Wanger Family of Chicago, Illinois established Chicago’s Fab Lab, which was the largest in the world, and has now donated funds to open an even larger and better equipped Fab Lab in Haifa, Israel that will provide valuable educational and industrial uses. The northern city of Haifa is an excellent location selection since it is already the home to the Technion Institute and an Intel research facility. The new Fab Lab, now the largest in the world, is located at the city’s MadaTech National Museum of Science, Technology & Space.