Fab Lab Oulu, located inside University of Oulu premises, is the second Fab Lab founded in Finland and one of the most active ones in nordic countries. It counts with a highly educated staff including 7 Fab Academy graduated and 2 doctors. Fab Lab Oulu has succeeded in educating 8 Fab Academy students in the two previuos years.
Its premises host a wide set of machines enabling digital fabrication (a stack of 3D printers, laser cutter, precision milling machine, vinyl cutters, reflow oven, big milling machine for furniture, multiple electronic stations, …).
Fab Lab Oulu is mainly devoted to research and education to all levels. Fab Lab premises and processes are utilized in a growing number of university courses such as Principles of Digital Fabrication and Creative design.In addition, we have a strong collaboration with local school community. During 2017, we have hosted more than 500 pupils and youngsters (8-17 years old).
Thanks Þórarinn Breiðfjörð Gunnarsson for the video.