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Hope Makers Japan Trip

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Hope Makers Japan Trip

Last week, Aki and Maria from MakerBay together with HKBN CSI team and 3 teams of Hope Makers students travelled to Tokyo Japan to learn about how Japan do their city waste reduction. Go Japan! We are the Hope Makers! ====  Day 2  ==== Our first stop is Miraikan - The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation. At 2pm, we arrived Safecast lab to learn how to build a bgiegie from Safecast folks. Many students were excited as this was the first time they do soldering. Then director of Safecast Pieter gave a presentation on the mindset of Safecast and brought...

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The Hope Makers - Prototype Presentation Day!

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The Hope Makers - Prototype Presentation Day!

MakerBay is delighted to partner with Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) and HKBN Talent CSI Fund to host the Hope Makers program. This green tech competition challenges university students to develop an Internet of Things (IoT) solution to the waste problem facing Hong Kong. Students are equipped with knowledge and skills provided through training on design thinking, rapid prototyping and maker skills (laser cutting, woodworking, metalworking, CNC milling). After two months of hard work, they finally reached their first milestone - the presentation day. On May 27, 2017, six teams of participating students presented their ideas and prototypes in front...

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