Makerspace, with support from Victor and William Fung Foundation, will forge global connections


MIT has announced the creation of a makerspace that will facilitate connections between the MIT campus and the global community and meet the increasing demand for hands-on learning opportunities at the Institute.

Made possible with support from the Victor and William Fung Foundation, the new space will provide MIT students with the facilities and tools they need to explore, design, and build technologies and innovations that have the potential for international impact.

Although MIT has more than 120,000 square feet of makerspaces on campus, many of these innovation and entrepreneurship...

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