About the FabLab@FHDO

The FabLab@FHDO is an interdisciplinary (creative) workshop open to everyone at the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences, in which the focus is on collaborative work and experimentation with the manufacture of (almost) any thing. The mission statement consists of various points about contributing to the future and responsibility for people, society and technology.

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What is a FabLab?

FabLabs (Fabrication Laboratories) should be useful for people - regardless of expertise, education and background - to be able to plan and implement projects in exchange and cooperation with others.

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In the FabLab we have a bouquet of machines that use different manufacturing processes. Here you will find an overview of which machines we have and what properties they have. Instructions for use and hints can be found in the FAQs.

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Here you can find the instructions for the most important machines in the FabLab@FHDO.

Schools and Training centers

Here you can find our contacts with schools and training centers.


Here is a summary of who works in the FabLab@FHDO and what responsibilities there are.