Which are the challenges for Maker CAPS? David Li, Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab

MAKE-IT: Published on Mar 23, 2017

Fab City Experts talked about the challenges that CAPS for Makers will have in the future during the Fab City Summit in Amsterdam, April 2016. Some MAKE-IT partners worked in the Fab City Whitepaper draft in Amsterdam Makerversity and Fab City Campus, and showed some of the conclusions at Park Huis de Zwiger.

Fab City is a global project to develop locally productive and globally connected self-sufficient cities. It comprises an international think tank of civic leaders, makers, urbanists and innovators working on changing the paradigm of the current industrial economy where the city operates on a linear model of importing products and producing waste.

David Li has started several open source software projects and contributed to many others. In 2010, he co-founded XinCheJian, the first hackerspace in China to promote hacker/maker culture and open source hardware. In 2011, he co-founded Hacked Matter, a think tank on makers and open innovation. In 2015, he co-founded Maker Collider, a platform to develop next generation IoT from Maker community. And, as director of Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab, he has been committed to promoting the development of Chinese makers and the transformation of innovative products.