The Circular Design Makeathon

On Tuesday, July 11th 2017, there was an event specially designed for building light prototypes for the circular design challenge of OpenIDEO. During the makeathon, there was a special guest speaker to inspire everyone about the benefits and necessities of a circular design. The event was hosted by Adhish Patel and me. The challenge statement is “How might we get products to people without generating plastic waste?” The challenge has 3 opportunity areas: Products to…

Design Thinking Bootcamp with I Am Your Protector

On June 14th 2017, starting from 9:30 AM, the EventSpace hosted a Design Thinking Bootcamp for people from all over New York. This Design Thinking Bootcamp was facilitated by Dr. Anne-Laure Fayard, Associate Professor in the Department of Technology Management and Innovation, which offers every summer a design thinking bootcamp. This year, the bootcamp focused on a challenge posed by I Am Your Protector (a community of people who speak up and stand up for each other across…

OpenIDEO Pop-Up for Fall Prevention Challenge Refinement 2

On May 25th, from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM, there was a second refinement pop-up for the OpenIDEO Fall prevention challenge. This was as successful as the first one with a lot of feedback and insights. This meet-up was special because we had people from all over New York and San Francisco. We had students, researchers, doctors, nurses, physical therapists, engineers, industrial designers, and other professionals take part in the meet up.  The idea was…

Visitors from University of Paris, Dauphine

The MakerSpace and GreenHouse attract students from everywhere: the School of Engineering, Nursing, Business and many other NYU Schools. It has also been an inspiration for International scholars and visitors to explore and learn about 3D Printing and Laser Cutting hands on. They also learn about the innovation and entrepreneurship fostered in the space. There have been students and faculty from Denmark, Portugal and now France! Recently we had a team of Masters students majoring in Management…

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