Can entrepreneurs, companies, and social innovators develop physical products with the support of state of the art hardware and design tools, including an electronic lab?
More companies should do this.
Makers for Heroes” was held at the Reut Group’s Impact Labs, TOM’s R&D Center, set up last year in partnership with co-working giant WeWork, as a space for entrepreneurs, companies, and social innovators to develop physical products with the support of state-of-the-art hardware and design tools, including IoT and electronic labs, laser cutters, high-end 3D printing, metalwork, photography and 3D scanning, and robotics. It was inaugurated in 2017 as the first-of-its-kind 1,000 sq. meter hardware innovation center at WeWork Hazerem in Tel Aviv.
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Over the 72-hour event, 12 teams created prototypes for the 12 veterans that were specific to their needs and in accordance with their challenges. The teams sat together with the veterans a month ago to begin working on a design and ending with the make-a-thon.
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