The Innovation Factory is taking part in the International Design Biennial in Saint-Étienne

From April 6, 2022 to July 31, 2022

From April 6 to July 31, 2022, the Université de Lyon’s Innovation Factory is organizing a number of activities as part of the Saint-Étienne International Design Biennial. These activities will take place in the D-Factory.


April to July 2022: A guided tour of the D-Factory

Whether you are an entrepreneur, a student, an artist, a designer, or just curious, you can visit the D-Factory’s 850 m² facility, located in the new Centre des Savoirs pour l’Innovation (Knowledge Center for Innovation) in the heart of the creative district of Saint-Étienne.

Discover a number of facilities that are open to everyone - FabLab, creativity room, co-working room, etc. - where you can come up with new ideas, prototype and develop your projects.

  • Thursday, April 14 - From 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
  • Tuesday, April 26 - From 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
  • Thursday, May 12 - From 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
  • Tuesday, May 24 - From 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
  • Thursday, June 9 - From 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
  • Tuesday, June 21 - From 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
  • Thursday, July 7 - From 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
  • Tuesday, July 19 - From 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM

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June 17, 2022: the FabLab plastic recycling day

Discover the various facilities available in the Innovation Factory’s FabLab, as well as the latest innovations in plastic recycling. How can we use 3D printing to recycle the plastic waste from our FabLab? What are the stages? Which machines and techniques are involved? What can we do with recycled materials? Join us on June 17 to find out the answers to all these questions!

Highlights of the day:

  • Demonstration of a plastic recycling mini-circuit with Zoomacom,
  • Flash lecture about Plastri, a smart handheld scanner that identifies different plastic polymers,
  • Guided tour of the Fablab,
  • Hands-on workshop on plastic recycling.

This event is held as part of “Meet & Fabrik”, the Innovation Factory’s creativity and innovation event.

Registrations will open soon.

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