Workforce Intelligence Network Summit To Examine Workforce Disruption, Including Automated Products, 3D Printing

SOUTHFIELD — On Oct. 20, local and national panelists from the Federal Reserve, Wayne State University College of Engineering, Innovation Accelerator Foundation and more will explore how leading edge technologies, such as 3D printing and connected and automated products, will transform Michigan’s world of work and business. The Workforce Intelligence Network will also unveil a

By |2015-10-15T11:27:55-04:00October 15th, 2015|ESD, Featured, Maker MI|

Deadline Oct. 2 To Apply To Makers Mart Competition At Catalyst University

KALAMAZOO - Catalyst University is now accepting applications for its 2nd annual Makers’ Mart competition scheduled for January 28, 2016, at Wings Event Center. The winning maker will win $2,500 in cash plus $2,500 worth of legal, marketing and accounting consultations. The application deadline closes October 2. Last year’s Makers’ Mart winner was Handmade Kalamazoo. Melissa

By |2015-09-23T20:16:38-04:00September 23rd, 2015|Featured, Maker MI|

America’s Greatest Makers TV Show Offers $1 Million Grand Prize

SANTA CLARA, Ca. - America's Greatest Makers (working title) is coming to television in 2016. Are you ready to build the next truly amazing device? Bring your big ideas to life with Intel, in collaboration with Mark Burnett, United Artists Media Group, and Turner Broadcasting System and compete for a $1 million grand prize? For

By |2015-09-20T11:42:23-04:00September 20th, 2015|Featured, Maker MI|

Camp ShopBot Held At Maker Works

ANN ARBOR - Join Randy Johnson, Chief Operation Officer of ShopBot and former Editor-In-Chief of American Woodworker Magazine on Sept. 26, for this all-ages and all-skill levels camp. Great for beginners, seasoned veterans, and those just interested in learning more about CNC fabrication. The day will consist of demos, topic-based presentations from guest presenters, and

By |2015-09-20T11:36:41-04:00September 20th, 2015|Maker MI|

Lawrence Tech Hosts Sept. 19 National Championships For World Robot Olympiad

SOUTHFIELD - On Saturday, Sept. 19, Lawrence Technological University will host the national championships to determine who will represent the United States at the World Robot Olympiad this November in Qatar. The competition will be held at the Don Ridler Field House on LTU's campus at 21000 West Ten Mile Road in Southfield. The opening

By |2015-09-14T00:00:00-04:00September 14th, 2015|Archive, Maker MI|

Camp ShopBot Held At Maker Works

  ANN ARBOR - Join Randy Johnson, Chief Operation Officer of ShopBot and former Editor-In-Chief of American Woodworker Magazine on Sept. 26, for this all-ages and all-skill levels camp. Great for beginners, seasoned veterans, and those just interested in learning more about CNC fabrication. The day will consist of demos, topic-based presentations from guest presenters,

By |2015-09-04T00:00:00-04:00September 4th, 2015|Archive, Maker MI|

Fix-It Friday At Ann Arbor Maker Works Aug. 21

ANN ARBOR - Join Maker Works for Fix-It Friday, where members of our community bring in their damaged or broken items and fixers examine and try to repair them. Maker Works had a spectacular turnout at the past few Fix-It Fridays, and the event has gained more attention. If you enjoy taking things apart and

By |2015-08-17T00:00:00-04:00August 17th, 2015|Archive, Maker MI|

Ann Arbor Maker Works Offers Makerspace Operations Bootcamp

ANN ARBOR - Maker Works will offer the next Makerspace Operations Bootcamp October 12-16. This 5-day deep dive puts you in the middle of an established makerspace and using the tools for running a sustainable makerspace. This course will be valuable to anyone who will be operating a makerspace, whether for-profit or non-profit, or within

By |2015-08-17T00:00:00-04:00August 17th, 2015|Archive, Maker MI|

Kettering University Student Startup Uses 3D Printing to Bring Film, Game Character Replicas To Life

FLINT - Are you a fan of Guardians of the Galaxy? Maybe you're fascinated by the characters or drawn to the power of the Star Lord Infinity Orb? Andre Ray wants to bring you closer to the characters and stories through his start-up Grandeur Studios. Grandeur Studios specializes in making movie and video game replica

By |2015-08-14T00:00:00-04:00August 14th, 2015|Archive, Maker MI|