FabLab Umeå

FabLab is open to everyone Wednesdays 5 pm – 9 pm.
Here anyone can make almost anything. Welcome.


To FabLab anyone is welcome to work on ideas and projects. Coming here is free, and you can bring you own material or buy here.

FabLab is short for Fabrication Laboratory. It is an open workshop with a range of digital manufacturing and prototyping tools, for example 3D printers, digital textile printer, laser cutter and software for drawings and patterns.

FabLab is run by volunteers, who help you to get started and support you along the way.

FabLab Umeå moves temporarily for a year:
From October 24, 2018 you will find us in FabLab is entered from Tullmagasinet's basement, at Västra Strandgatan 9 (the entrance opposite the small red brick building, the electrical substation, at Skeppsbron's parking lot), in central town. When the rebuilding of Sliperiet is completed, we will move back again.

Become a volunteer

As a volunteer you help others use the technology in FabLab. You go through training so you can help visitors coming to FabLab. In return you can work on your own ideas an projects in FabLab on Sundays. Get in touch if you are interested!


FabLab Umeå and Fab Foundation

FabLab Umeå is part of an international network of  local Fab labs, or Fabrication Laboratories, which purpose is to enable innovation by providing tools for digital manufacturing. A Fab lab is a technological prototyping platform where anyone can make - almost - anything.

Openness is a fundament of Fab labs. As a member of the international network, we share ideas and knowledge with each other. All Fab labs work with the same tools and processes. Something that is made in one lab can be reproduced in any other lab, given that the documentation is shared.

Lab users learn by designing and building things they are interested in and share their knowledge with each other, thereby growing the knowledge of the machines, materials and design process.

A Fab lab is by definition open and available for free to the public, but outside the FabLab hours the facilities can be used companies and other organisations. It is a stimuli for local entrepreneurship, and a place for experimenting, collaboration over boundaries, inventing, building and learning.



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