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CommonsLab wins open call contract from ACTIVAGE Project, an H2020 Large Scale Pilot.

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ACTIVAGE is a European Multi Centric Large Scale Pilot on Smart Living Environments. The main objective is to build the first European IoT ecosystem across 9 Deployment Sites in seven European countries, reusing and scaling up underlying open and proprietary IoT platforms, technologies and standards, and integrating new interfaces needed to provide interoperability across these […]

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FOSSCOMM 2018 – Heraklion 13 & 14/10

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  Cooperative values and Open Source 2018-10-13, 16:20–18:20, Amph. B The workshop will simulate the process of an agreement between members of a cooperative, based on the values as they have been formed by the cooperative movement the last two centuries. For people who want to form a cooperative or are just inderested to be […]

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Design and 3D printing a case for open hardware router Turris Omnia

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Το Omnia Turris είναι ένα open hardware router. Σχεδιάσαμε το κουτί του στο open source προγραμμα 3D σχεδίασης blender Κάναμε το slicing στο open source πρόγραμμα cura και τελικά το τυπώσαμε στο open hardware 3d εκτυπωτή Lulzbot TAZ6 Γιατί οι ανοικτές τεχνολογίες σου δίνουν την δυνατότητα να σχεδιάζεις παγκόσμια και να παράγεις τοπικά.

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A call for Open Patents

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[:en] Patents destroy innovation We hear about patents everywhere. They are commonly included in indexes of progress and innovation, used for the purpose of rating research institutions, universities and companies. The proponents of the patent system believe that patents are helping to stimulate innovation, by making the knowledge publicly available and by granting the inventor […]

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(Ελληνικά) Πρώτος κύκλος εκπαιδευτικών προγραμμάτων για το 2017

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[:el]Τα εκπαιδευτικά προγράμματα της Κοινωνικής Συνεταιριστικής Επιχείρησης CommonsLab, είναι σχεδιασμένα, έτσι ώστε να δώσουν την δυνατότητα σε όσους και όσες επιλέξετε να τα παρακολουθήσετε, να  περάσετε από το στάδιο της κατανάλωσης, σ’αυτό της δημιουργίας με την τεχνολογία. Αυτό μπορεί να επιτευχθεί μέσα από την εκμάθηση χειρισμού τρισδιάστατου εκτυπωτή (3D printing) για να μπορέσετε να κατασκευάσετε […]

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Talk “3D printing and Open Technologies”

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[:en]On Friday 23rd December we are giving a talk at the Cultural Centre of Heraklion at 16:00 about “3D printing and Open Technologies”. Free entrance for everyone. We will talk about 3D printing methods, materials the possibilities and the applications. We will also talk about the benefits of open technologies (open source software and hardware) […]

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Workshop on 3D-Printing, Arduino, CNC and Processing

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[:en]This coming Wednesday, 2 November, we organize our first end-of-term workshop. During this event, we will show how to apply all the knowledge that we teach during our 6-week courses, which we give at the CommonsLab on the four subjects: 3D design and printing Cutting and Carving with CNC Introduction to Arduino Introduction to programming […]

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Lessons: 2nd Cycle!

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[:en]From the 14th of November, we start the second cycle of lessons on free and open-source technology! With a new schedule and different times, we will teach you during six weeks how to use our 3D printers, how to engrave and cut using our CNC router, how to make smart electronics with the Arduino micro‑controller, […]