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MakerBay Interns Open Call

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MakerBay Interns Open Call

Now we are entering into the next phase wherein we would like to create a more sustainable impact. We are excited to welcome individuals who self-driven and passionate to join us in building the next generation of innovation space in Hong Kong.

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"Mars mind and bodies, design for a multi-planetary species" exhibition at PMQ, Central Hong Kong

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"Mars mind and bodies, design for a multi-planetary species" exhibition at PMQ, Central Hong Kong

We are going to Mars. From lower gravity, no breathable air, temperature colder than Antarctica, radiation, lack of water and soil to grow food, lack of communication infrastructure, lack of life... The first Martians will have to rely on the latest in science and technology to survive and thrive on the red planet. We will have to intentionally redesign our bodies and minds to survive and thrive in our new environment. Current progress in neuroscience, artificial intelligence, and genetics suggest the quantified human body is about to expand our ability... From 2020, all the way to 2100, the young designers...

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We visited The Mushroom Initiative!

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We visited The Mushroom Initiative!

On the 29th of May, me, Maria and Emma visited the Mushroom Initiative’s headquarters at Pak Ngau Shek, Tai Po. With a vision of a world where living things live in harmonic sustainability and where the environment is conserved appropriately, the Mushroom Initiative harnesses the carbon sequestering potential of soil ecosystems as carbon sinks, where their extensive knowledge of soil ecology assists in issues ranging from climate change to forest reforestation. Despite the seemingly small scale of the farm, up close the Initiative’s headquarters contains an array of diverse facilities, from fungi fermentation rooms, labs, composting gardens and organic farms....

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Textile x Bio x Digital Fab Study Group: Biofabricating Materials

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Textile x Bio x Digital Fab Study Group: Biofabricating Materials

In the first week of the Textile x Bio x Digital Fab Study Group, we started experimenting with different biofabricating materials that can be used in the textile industry. We conducted 4 experiments: the Kombucha leather, Salmon fish skin leather, coffee ground leather and gelatin-based bioplastic. You can find the recipes we used in the DIYBIO Hong Kong wiki page. as well as the learning material prepared by Cesar and Maria from MakerBay. If you are interested to join us in making biomaterials, join the meetup every Thursday from 7PM to 9PM at MakerBay Tsuen Wan. Brewing Black tea for Kombucha making.  ...

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Floating Marine Laboratory, proof of concept demonstration on the water, Friday May 22.

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Floating Marine Laboratory, proof of concept demonstration on the water, Friday May 22.

  With HKU Master of Architecture students, we are designing an innovative ocean science and entrepreneurship infrastructures. A floating laboratory for research and development to study the ocean and develop sustainable solutions for the Hong Kong waters and the world.  Time: Friday, May 22, 2020, at 11:00 - 12:00 Hong Kong Time VIrtual Location: https://hku.zoom.us/j/91067882707  | Meeting ID: 910 6788 2707   ConceptThe ocean is where all life comes from and our future depends on it. The ocean covers more than 70% of our planet’s surface and absorbs most of the heat from the sun, therefore controlling the earth’s climate. But...

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