EU Science Hub

JRC makerspace

A makerspace is a community-orientated space with a philosophy of sharing and a spirit of craftsmanship.

It is a collaborative space designed to promote

  • active participation,
  • knowledge sharing, and
  • scientific research through open-ended exploration and experimentation.  

The JRC makerspace, the first of its kind in an EU institution, is located at our site in Ispra, Italy.

It is organised in different areas and is equipped with a set of tools and fabrication equipment that allow individuals to transform their ideas into reality, for example

  • 3D Printers
  • Laser Cutters
  • CNC Milling Machines

We can host 35 people at a time, accommodating a variety of activities from hands-on workshops and co-creation exercises, to seminars.