SEA Makerthon HCMC 2016 – Another successful maker hackathon!

HCMC, June 27th, 2016 – Fablab Saigon and the South East Asia Makerspace Network (SEAMNET) have successfully organized the first Makerthon on Circular Economy in Vietnam on Sunday 26th June 2016. CFVG, Centre de Formation Franco-Vietnamien a la Gestion, hosted the event in HCMC. At the opening ceremony, Ms. Anais Kit, French Representative at CFVG, Read more about SEA Makerthon HCMC 2016 – Another successful maker hackathon![…]

8th grade students on the 48h Maker to Entrepreneur Bootcamp

In March 2016, we held the first 48h Maker to Entrepreneur Boot Camp, and we are very happy to share this article by Jenny and Tom, two 8th grade participants from the Canadian International School. The article was published in the April issue of their School’s monthly magazine in both English and Vietnamese. “48 giờ từ nhà Read more about 8th grade students on the 48h Maker to Entrepreneur Bootcamp[…]

Mobile Fablab – Where should we go?

The idea of the mobile fablab has been in our minds almost from the beginning of Fablab Saigon. Packing our tools on a truck, driving through Vietnam, showing people how digital fabrication can help them solve local problems. The very heart of the mission of Fablab. No fablab wouldn’t dream about it! “Give ordinary people Read more about Mobile Fablab – Where should we go?[…]

SEA Makerthon 2016 – Designing a world with zero waste

Last year our team attended the SEA Makerspace Summit, an initiative by the SG Makers Association in Singapore. It was not only a great opportunity to get to know other makerspaces in the region, but it was also the foundation of a network: the SEAMNET, the network of South East Asia Makerspace. This year, the Makerspace Summit will take Read more about SEA Makerthon 2016 – Designing a world with zero waste[…]

Fablab Saigon is hiring 2 Famasters – đang cần tuyển dụng 2 Fabmaster

(Tiếng Việt vui lòng kéo xuống dưới) What’s a fabmaster? A very cool person who is always helpful, knows a ton about digital fabrication and can make almost anything! The job: Manage the makerspace and its equipement, including 3D printer, CNC machine, laser cutter, iCraft vinyl cutter, electronics, Arduino, RasperryPi, soldering station, DIY tools, etc. Read more about Fablab Saigon is hiring 2 Famasters – đang cần tuyển dụng 2 Fabmaster[…]

First “maker to entrepreneur” bootcamp in Vietnam! – Hội trại “Từ nhà sáng chế thành doanh nhân” đầu tiên tại Việt Nam!

(Tiếng Việt vui lòng kéo xuống dưới, Vietnamese please scroll down) We are very happy to announce that we will be hosting at Fablab Saigon the first 48h maker to entrepreneur bootcamp on March 11th-13th with 24 students, in 9th to 12th grades, from international and local schools. Thanks to the support of the US Consulate General and Read more about First “maker to entrepreneur” bootcamp in Vietnam! – Hội trại “Từ nhà sáng chế thành doanh nhân” đầu tiên tại Việt Nam![…]

July-Sept 2015 / Fablab Saigon latest news

It will be soon 2 months since the soft launch of our cafe and co-working space. And our team has been pretty busy lately, so much that we’ve been a bit slow on updating the latest months’ news here. So much has happen than it’s hard to list them all here, so let’s go straight to the Read more about July-Sept 2015 / Fablab Saigon latest news[…]