The Makerspace is an open and free workshop for all ETH students and ETH affiliated persons. In the Makerspace you are able to perform most types of standard prototyping and repairing work. The space is run by our talented Makerspace team.
The answer is almost EVERYTHING. From fixing your bike light to building a prototype for your project, we are capable of supporting almost any project. A list of available tools and machines can be found here.
We do have certain restrictions. For example we do not support projects that you do for your course if the institute already gives you access to a workshop for this very purpose (such as Architecture models or the Innovation project in D-MAVT). We also do not allow users to fabricate something with a commercial purpose (small-series production).
If you are not sure whether you can realize your project in the Makerspace, just talk to a Makerspace Manager or email us.
That is the way of putting it. We want to foster creativity and we want you to feel free to try something out that may not work the first time. That is the innovation process. Don’t be shy! Come by and start building something. If you are not sure what to build, you can join one of our community projects.
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