Open Innovation Platform for Global Makers
Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab (SZOIL), established by SIDA and Maker Collider,is a space and platform for worldwide makers to communicate and cooperate. SZOIL is also the first Fab Lab in Shenzhen authorized by MIT CBA as a research and development partner of FabLab 2.0.
SZOIL embodies four functions including Fab Lab promotion and FabLab 2.0 research and development, innovation and entrepreneur education courses for makers, global maker service platform, and industry chain collaboration service. The lab dedicates in exploring the issues and developing solutions to connect the massive production ecosystem to small hardware startups so as to promote the international standing of Shenzhen in the development of digital intelligent hardware and manufacturing and build a future intelligent hardware Silicon Valley by combining new open source method and current manufacturing system in Shenzhen.
As the pioneer who pays close attention to the maker movem, David Li has been committed to promoting the development of Chinese makers and the transformation of innovative products since 2010.
Shirley Feng is honored as the “industrial design promoter” and “maker promoter”, who is the pioneer of Chinese creative industry and the executer of building the Shenzhen into “City of Design“.
Global Cooperation Director
Founder of Fablab
Professor of CBA of MIT
Professor Neil Gershenfeld is the founder of Fab Lab and the professor of CBA of MIT. His special Lab creates the molecular quantum computer and music instrument of famous artists, which breaks through the boundary of digital and the physical world.
Director of the Institute for the Future
Lyn Jeffery is the director of the Institute for the Future and cultural anthropologist. She got her doctor’s degree in anthropology in University of California Santa Cruz, published many IFTF research reports as co-author.
Professor of the Information School of University of Michigan
Silvia is the associate professor of the Information School of University of Michigan, and she is devoted to the DIY maker culture especially the connecting of maker and the “Made in China” as well as the development of creative industry.
Address: Room 531-532, Building B4, Funian Square, Shihua Road, Sino-Finnish Design Park, Futian Bonded Zone, Shenzhen
TEL：+86 755 23943682