Digital Platforms For The Maker Movement: OpenCare, OpenMaker, MAKE-IT

A panel with the Horizon 2020 CAPS projects MAKE-IT, OpenCare, OpenMaker during Maker Faire Rome 2017.

Digital platforms have been very successful in leveraging long-tail of markets and in building ecosystems, partnerships and communities. Some platforms have focused specifically on supporting democratic practices that are environmentally aware, participatory and based on sharing and collaboration. These platforms, called Collective Awareness Platforms (CAPS), are an example of new models to create awareness of emerging sustainability challenges and of the role that each and every one of us can play to ease them through collective action. A specific program of Horizon 2020 European projects has focused on CAPS, and some of these projects have worked with the Maker movement, addressing it with different perspectives and methods. OpenCare, OpenMaker and MAKE-IT are some of these projects and in this talk they will discuss their activities and results with the audience.

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Piattaforme digitali e progetti europei per maker

A panel with the Horizon 2020 CAPS projects MAKE-IT, OpenCare, OpenMaker in the maker party at Roma Makers, before Maker Faire Rome 2017, in order to discuss the projects directly with the maker community.

Le piattaforme digitali sono state molto efficaci nello sfruttare mercati dalla coda lunga per costruire ecosistemi, partnership e comunità. Alcune piattaforme si sono concentrate specificamente sul sostegno di pratiche democratiche che sono ecocompatibili, partecipative e basate sulla condivisione e la collaborazione. Queste piattaforme, chiamate CAPS, sono un esempio di nuovi modelli per diffondere la consapevolezza delle sfide emergenti relative alla sostenibilità e del ruolo che ognuno di noi può svolgere in esse attraverso l’azione collettiva. Un programma specifico dei progetti europei Horizon 2020 si è concentrato sui CAPS e alcuni di questi progetti hanno lavorato con il movimento Maker, affrontandolo con diverse prospettive e metodi. OpenCare, OpenMaker e MAKE-IT sono alcuni di questi progetti e in questa presentazione informale con la comunitá dei maker di Roma Makers discuteranno le loro attività e risultati.
I posti della presentazione sono limitati si consiglia di prenotare; per gli altri utilizeremo uno streeming che si potrà seguire tramite i canali social.

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Global Forum 2017

“The shift to distributed manufacturing, mass customisation and the future of work” presentation by Jeremy Millard (DTI)

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Empodera Live 2017

Panel: The Ecosystem Of Digital Social Innovation In Europe

  • Matt Stokes. Nesta & Social Innovation Community Project
  • Antonella Passani. IA4SI and ChiC: analysing impacts and good practices of DSI initiatives and support their sustainability
  • Francesco Saverio Nucci, CHEST, Collective enHanced Environment for Social Tasks
  • Jason Vallet, Opencarecollaborative health and social care solutions
  • Ines DinantSOCRATIC, Social Creative Intelligence for the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Marco SachyCommonfare project, is a participatory form of welfare provision based on collaboration among people living in Europe.
  • Massimo Menichinelli, MAKE-IT,Understanding Collective Awareness Platforms with the Maker Movement.
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Fab City Summit Copenhagen 2017

The Fab City global initiative members gather in Copenhagen for the Fab City Summit 2017. During the 7th and 8th of September 2017, experts in the field of digital fabrication, design, urbanism, blockchain technologies, big data, urban manufacturing, circular economy and social innovation, will work on the establishment of actions and strategies to build locally productive and globally connected cities for the next 36 years, following the Barcelona Fab City pledge. Connected with the trends on Industry 4.0, automation, AI, digital fabrication, synthetic biology, blockchain and other major tech disruptions, Fab City is working on establishing a global network of makers and doers, supported on the Fab Lab Network, governments, policy makers and Design networks, in order to make a more inclusive and circular future for the urban living.

Tomas Diez and Massimo Menichinelli from IAAC participated in it.

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