Principles

Curiosity

Explorative, innovative character. Outcomes feed into new, replicable business models. Exploring new business models by reframing.

Viability

Economic sustainability of lab structure. Value creation to the community: public events, communication and awareness. Including monetary and non-monetary transactions.

Durability

Explore ways to reduce waste.Work with low-impact materials and processes. Work towards emotionally durable design.

Multiplicity

Open to both professional and non-professional competences. Gender equivalency and open opportunity structures. Exploration of un-met and un-expressed needs.

Openness

Open and freely accessible participation. Sharing knowledge, findings and networks. Interoperable and where possible open source technology and software.

Respect

Tools and processes that empower users. Restore the dignity, value and satisfaction of productive making activities. Fair and ethical operations.

Responsibility

Spaces and equipment in a safe and secure environment. Availability of support knowledge for processes, machinery, etc. Consultancy and follow-up to participants interested in business development.