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Innovation Lab

Tech Inventor & Maker Space

The Innovation Lab is a maker space open to the public. You will find a modern, 1,100 m2 workshop that can be used in a variety of ways to make your ideas and projects become reality.

We provide our members - whether students, private individuals, companies, start-ups, educational institutions or research facilities - with an open space where creativity, innovation, knowledge exchange and cooperation are key.

The Innovation Lab offers 9 sub labs with 24 workstations:

  • 3D Printing Lab
  • Assembly Lab
  • Electronics Lab
  • Laser Lab
  • Metal Lab
  • Robotics Lab
  • Textile Lab
  • Wood Lab
  • Special Projects Lab (plenty of space for big ideas)

At the moment we are busy getting set up so that we can open our doors for you at the beginning of September.

If you already have questions or would like to get involved with our Innovation Lab, you can reach us at: innolab@fhwn.ac.at.

Services

We offer three levels of service:

Location

In the Innovation Lab, private individuals and companies can become members or use the space and technical infrastructure they need as required.

  • Space and technical infrastructure to implement innovative projects and product development
  • Space for events and training

Education

In the Innovation Lab you can learn more about innovation, product development and production technologies.

  • Courses, workshops, seminars on various production technologies (metal, wood, plastic, textile processing, CNC, 3D printing, laser, IoT)
  • Events and lectures by experts in the field of R&D, innovation and production technologies
  • Regular guided tours

Innovation

Together with our experts and partner organisations, we support innovative projects that require a modern workshop infrastructure.

  • Methodological and technical advice on product development and prototyping
  • Placement of experts in various fields
  • Events such as idea competitions or makeathons

Research

The Innovation Lab can be used as a laboratory infrastructure within the framework of cooperative research and development projects. With easy and uncomplicated access to a state-of-the-art workshop infrastructure and experts on site, we support small businesses, particularly in their R&D projects. In addition to companies, we also offer external research institutions access to innovative production technologies and cooperation within the framework of R&D projects and student research work.

Teaching

As part of the University of Applied Sciences, the Innovation Lab is used in the courses of various study programmes, departments and institutions. In addition, it is also available to external educational institutions as infrastructure for their training offers.

Management

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Meet the Team