Faulconer, Lightner Open Local Hub for Innovation in Makers Quarter

San Diego Innovation Leaders Relaunch Fab Lab, 3D Printing Facility

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego, CA – Shortly before he was presented with a 3D-printed bust of his likeness, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer teamed up with City Council President Sherri Lightner to open the doors of Fab Lab San Diego, an innovative space that will help provide new careers and opportunities in San Diego’s innovation economy.

Fab Lab San Diego is a 501(c)3 non-profit that connects local entrepreneurs, inventors and innovators with emerging technology, tools and training they need to succeed. Fab Lab combines 2D and 3D design with the latest fabrication technologies to provide San Diegans with new and innovative digital manufacturing technologies. San Diego Fab Lab was established in 2007 as a part of MIT’s Global Fab Lab Network and is one of the first tenants to move into Makers Quarter.

CONTACT: Charles Chamberlayne (619) 453-9911 or [email protected]