We’re offering an opportunity with a limited window to take advantage of 3D Materialization technology before it is taken away from consumers, like you, wishing to produce their own products with it, and in turn, becoming do-it yourself manufacturers. Let’s take digital production tools into our hands today and produce local goods beneficial for the community, by the means of education, creative collaboration, the data sharing and experiences.
Doitandshare’s mission is to create awareness of the ease with which one can become involved in socially-geared economies at a local and global level. With the “Makers community”, our goals are 1) develop, spread, and viralize an innovative entrepreneurial spirit, and 2) create educational programs that are worthy of the digital age; where the motto is: Learn, Do, and Share.
The Project Context:
Globalization has driven the production of material goods to locations where it costs less to manufacture them. The development of Internet-based production tools, associated with the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) sector around the world will facilitate the relocation of sources of production.
What characterizes this innovation of materializing 3D design shared on the Internet is the ability to produce local and custom-made consumer products that cost 20 to 30 times less than when using traditional production channels.
An extreme example of the consequences of this digital market of localized 3D- based production will be the possibility to order a custom-made car via the Internet. Only 48 hours later, the car would be available for pick up at the closest workshop available to you, where it was also made.
To arrive at this stage, a network comprised of Makers and of stakeholders who wish to register their 3D printer at a local materialization service provider is needed.
Doitandshare with its online virtual platform offers these stakeholders local and global visibility for their projects that have an economic, social, and educative orientation.
The projects we invite you to participate in are social by nature: creating prosthetic limbs, products for the visually impaired, or tools for artisans (e.g. sewing machines or connected objects). Each registered member is able to propose a local project, which will be shared and replicated, if it proves to be valuable for the community.
With each project, you will undergo the following 3-step process:
1) Discover and learn techniques and applications of 3D Materialization;
2) Develop or realize a local project with social, economic, or ecological goals with the support of professors and participating Makers;
3) Share your experience via the Doitandshare platform and social media networks.
Finally, to complete the process, we encourage our participants to organize recycling programs. For instance, in schools, you can collect plastic bottles, which we use to manufacture the filament crucial to materializing the objects that will be created.
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If you are a business, organization, or an individual who wishes to offer or is looking for 3D Materialization services; and if you wish to develop a fair-trade and innovative economy, this collaborative network is designed for you. Please complete your profile in indicating your coordinates, your offer, or your request.