On Saturday, June 15, NextFab will celebrate its ten year anniversary with a community event at their flagship location on Washington Avenue.
The outdoor celebration is set to feature interactive exhibits, live music, local food vendors, and a beer garden operated by Dock Street Brewery. Event-goers will also have the opportunity to tour the makerspace and pitch entrepreneurial ideas to business mentors from the Temple University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute.
NextFab is a network of makerspaces that provide state-of-the-art tools and technology, such as 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC machines, and soldering equipment to students, artists, craftspeople and entrepreneurs of all skill levels. They also offer a variety of educational and entrepreneurial training programs to members at their three locations.
The initiative was founded by Dr. Evan Malone in 2009. While pursuing…