Design Lab’s Stories #3: Urban Food Lab

While We Are the New Farmers was launched as a venture (see our previous story), the vertical farm that the team had created stayed in the MakerSpace and became the Urban Lab VIP project. Omar Gowayed, one of the members of the original team, shares with us the story of the Urban Lab. This is a passionate story about food and sustainability, but also about  iteration, experiential learning and community engagement.  We hope you’ll enjoy…

Design Lab’s Stories #2: We Are The New Farmers

We are delighted to share with you our second Design Lab’s stories of prototyping and innovation at NYU MakerSpace – featuring the We Are the New Farmers team. We Are the New Farmers started as a project at the MakerSpace, funded by the Prototyping Fund ((a collaboration of the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute) and has grown and greatly evolved since Fall 2016 when Jonas met with the first…

Announcing the Fall ‘18 Prototyping Fund Awardees

  “The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute and the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace are pleased to announce the Fall 2018 Prototyping Fund cohort! Since 2013, the NYU Prototyping Fund (a collaborative program offered by the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute) has awarded teams of students up to $500 to build prototypes, test and explore assumptions, and bring their ideas to life. Prototypes do not need to look perfect or even be built to scale, but they should help…

Design Lab’s Prototyping Stories: Learn about Fortify Rehab

                                  Read about Fortify Lab, one of the projects from the Spring 2018 Prototyping Fund’s (a collaboration between the Design Lab @NYU MakerSpace and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute): Andrew Adelsheimer and I are MD/MBA students at NYU graduating in 2019. Our mutual interest in medicine, physical fitness, and the challenge of larger-scale health issues led to the development of Fortify Rehab, which…

Prototyping Fund Showcase: May 1st, 12 to 2 PM at the Leslie eLab

This is our 10th Prototyping Fund Showcase, the product of the collaboration of NYU Greenhouse @MakerSpace and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute.  Come and see what the Spring Awardees (Phase 1 and Phase 2) have build. RSVP here.  See you on May 1st. (You can stop by any time between 12 and 2 PM). The NYU Prototyping Fund  

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