“CallS off we Go!“
Calls for Maker Faire Rome – The European Edition 2017 are now open: Makers, Schools, Universities: have a look!
On 15 June, the Call for Makers opened: this is the call for technology lovers, educators, thinkers, inventors, engineers, authors, artists, chefs, artisans, designers, farmers, researchers, start-uppers – that is, for all those who create and astound with the strength of their own ideas. Makers are people with a strong innovative approach. They create products to bring our society closer to a simpler future within everybody’s reach.
It will remain open until 15 September.
The objective is to shine the spotlight on innovation, through the spread of digital culture and the development of individual and collective entrepreneurship, by entering the projects of state Universities and public Research Institutes in MFR17. A qualified jury will select the most innovative projects to attend Maker Faire Rome 2017.
It will remain open until 30 September.
The Call for Schools, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR), is for secondary school institutions in Italy and in EU Member States. A jury will select the most innovative projects to attend Maker Faire Rome 2017, in an area dedicated entirely to schools. In 2016, more than 300 projects were submitted by 274 schools (68 of which not Italian), for 57 stands.
It will remain open until 20 October.
The 2017 themes are current, engaging, and numerous: from Industry 4.0 to the Internet of things; from digital manufacturing to handicrafts 4.0; plus Food of the Future; new agriculture-related technologies; smart mobility; recycling and reuse; sustainable construction; robotics; virtual and augmented reality; health and wellness; science and biotech and much more
These are just some of the themes at the centre of the Calls summoning innovators from all over Europe.
Candidacies for the Calls may be submitted exclusively online, HERE.
Calls Outcome: being Maker Faire Rome the centre stage for businesses and innovators that use the new digital culture as a way to face the challenges of the markets, we’d love makers to show off , in simple terms, the future that is in store for us.