Innovation

UW Bothell: The Innovation Campus

Classroom settingThe University of Washington Bothell has been called the "innovation campus" and for good reason.  Innovation is at the core of all we do, from teaching to technology. Our undergraduates get involved in research projects with faculty members early in their academic careers. 

Come visit our new Makerspace, which is housed in the beautiful Collaboratory in Discovery Hall.  What would you like to make?


Seattle Immersive Healthcare Hackathon

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The Immersive Medical Hackathon is a weekend-long co-creation event that focuses on this intersection of virtual and augmented reality technology with healthcare challenges. It is an opportunity for healthcare professionals, researchers, and technologists to explore the possibilities of this space together.

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Making space for innovation

If you missed it on the home page be sure to check out the latest video from UWB. It features our Makerspace!

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Welcome back Fall 2017!

It was a fun and buzzy summer!  We hope you all caught yourselves a break.  This summer we were able to get some new equipment.  What's new?  

  • We have a Button Press for all your co-curricular button making needs!  
  • We also have a small scale vinyl cutter.  You can use this for many vinyl projects, but we recommend making stickers.  Want to deck out your car in new decals? This machine can cut stickers very precisely. 
  • Also new is four Printrbot 3D printers.  They print over a cloud service so no SD card transfer is necessary.  These increase our capacity for printer use.

Come check it all out! And, in case you missed it, we also have sewing machines in the space.  Now, you can patch up ripped clothing and create new cloth pieces in a stitch.  We hope you have a rewarding Autumn quarter, and we'll see you in the Makerspace!

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Now Hiring at the Makerspace

Now hiring! Open to applications through September 8th! See below:

HiringMakerspacers-(1).pdf

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Makerspace Update

The Makerspace is open and operating this summer every Monday through Friday from 10am-5pm. New students and staff with ID cards are welcome to come in and use the space during summer hours.

We have had funds approved and released for new equipment.  Look forward to some new equipment including new 3D printers, more computer work stations, a button press, a brake, and a larger laser cutter!

We have already recieved a vinyl cutter for sticker projects.  If you want to know more about this device, come to the Makerspace and check it out!

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